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BBC Worldwide Channels appoints directors for Australasia, South Asia

BBC Worldwide Australia has appointed Deirdre Brennan as the director of television for its Channels business, and Deepak Shourie has been named director, BBC Worldwide Channels, for South Asia.
July 27, 2010

BBC Worldwide Australia has appointed Deirdre Brennan as the director of television for its Channels business, and Deepak Shourie has been named director, BBC Worldwide Channels, for South Asia. Prior to joining BBC Worldwide, Shourie was EVP and managing director for Discovery Communications India. He will be reporting to Mark Whitehead, senior vice president and general manager of BBC Worldwide Channels Asia. Brennan joins BBC Worldwide from Nickelodeon Australia, where she has been director of programming since 2007. She has also worked in multi-genre acquisitions as a programming executive for the ABC. She will join the company on August 25, replacing Brendan Dahill, who will be taking up his new post as channel controller for ABC1.

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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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