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Travel Channel Studios founder moves to Lonely Planet

Sue Norton, founder of Travel Channel Studios, will take up the role of senior VP and head of travel at Lonely Planet Television. Based in the prodco's LA office, Norton will be responsible for ramping up programming and its presence around the world while also upping the development of shortform multiplatform content. She will also work on coproductions with BBC Worldwide, the majority stakeholder in Lonely Planet. Norton will take up her new role in April and will report to Matt Goldberg, Lonely Planet's CEO.
March 24, 2010

Sue Norton, founder of Travel Channel Studios, will take up the role of senior VP and head of travel at Lonely Planet Television. Based in the prodco’s LA office, Norton will be responsible for ramping up programming and its presence around the world while also upping the development of shortform multiplatform content. She will also work on coproductions with BBC Worldwide, the majority stakeholder in Lonely Planet. Norton will take up her new role in April and will report to Matt Goldberg, Lonely Planet’s CEO.

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