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BBC Worldwide Channels appoints new VP programming for Latin America

BBC Worldwide Channels has appointed Dan Salerno as VP of programming for Latin America and the U.S. Hispanic regions. In his new role, Salerno will be responsible for leading programming efforts, including program strategy, scheduling and production for BBC Entertainment and CBeebies in those markets. Salerno will oversee the programming team and identify new opportunities to grow the network portfolio in both regions. Most recently Salerno was SVP programming production & development for Fuse, and before that he spent nearly two decades at Discovery Communications working in development, scheduling, acquisitions and programming at Military Channel, Discovery Home and Discovery en Español and was VP program planning for Discovery Networks. In his new role at BBC Worldwide Channels Salerno will be based in Miami and will report to Jessica Rodriguez, senior VP and GM or BBC Worldwide Latin America and U.S. Hispanic.
May 25, 2010

BBC Worldwide Channels has appointed Dan Salerno as VP of programming for Latin America and the U.S. Hispanic regions. In his new role, Salerno will be responsible for leading programming efforts, including program strategy, scheduling and production for BBC Entertainment and CBeebies in those markets. Salerno will oversee the programming team and identify new opportunities to grow the network portfolio in both regions. Most recently Salerno was SVP programming production & development for Fuse, and before that he spent nearly two decades at Discovery Communications working in development, scheduling, acquisitions and programming at Military Channel, Discovery Home and Discovery en Español and was VP program planning for Discovery Networks. In his new role at BBC Worldwide Channels Salerno will be based in Miami and will report to Jessica Rodriguez, senior VP and GM or BBC Worldwide Latin America and U.S. Hispanic.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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