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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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