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A+E ups international digital media exec

A+E Networks has promoted former digital media manager Akhila Khanna to director of international digital media and business development.
December 7, 2015

A+E Networks has promoted Akhila Khanna to director of international digital media and business development.

The exec, who formerly served as digital media manager, will continue to oversee and grow digital content sales to VOD and OTT platforms outside the U.S. and, as part of her expanded remit, she will also manage digital business development projects globally, while striking partnerships with other global media and technology companies.

Khanna will also work on new channel launches and support the management of the company’s European and Middle Eastern channels. She reports to Kate Gutman, VP of international strategy and digital media.

Khanna boarded A+E in 2009 as digital media coordinator, and was transferred from New York to the London office in 2010. Prior to joining A+E, she worked as a feature segment producer at CNBC-TV18 in Mumbai and in the studio development division at NBCU in Burbank.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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