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A+E Networks UK hires Viacom exec

Bakori Davis (pictured) has been appointed to the newly created role of vice president of commercial operations for A+E Networks UK, effective immediately.
August 20, 2012

Bakori Davis (pictured) has been appointed to the newly created role of VP of commercial operations for A+E Networks UK, effective immediately.

He will be responsible for all linear and non-linear channel distribution of A+E Network UK’s channels, including History, Crime & Investigation, Bio and Military History within the UK, Ireland, Central and Eastern Europe, the Nordic region, Benelux, Iceland, Greece, Africa and the Middle East.

Davis will also manage A+E Networks UK’s ad sales efforts, and will report to the channel’s MD Tom Davidson.

Prior to this appointment, Davis was VP for content distribution at Viacom Media Network, and held roles at Discovery Communications and the National Cable and Television Association.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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