Formats

FIC appoints global format sales head

Fox International Channels has bolstered its content sales division with the appointment of Jess Khanom to head of global format sales, effective immediately.
January 7, 2016

Fox International Channels (FIC) has bolstered its content sales division with the appointment of Jess Khanom to head of global format sales, effective immediately.

In her new role, Khanom will be charged with promoting FIC’s stable of scripted and unscripted formats, which includes School for Husbands, F***ing Telemarketers and Lucky Ladies, as well as National Geographic Channel’s Brain GamesStreet GeniusCar S.O.S and Science of Stupid.

Khanom will be based in London and report directly to Prentiss Fraser, FIC’s senior VP of global content sales.

She most recently held the title of international sales director of TV productions at Warner Bros., serving the Middle East, Turkey, South Africa, Russia and CEE.

“Jess couldn’t be more perfect to grow our formats business and develop our global franchises,” said Fraser in a statement. “Her vast experience, drive and passion will propel the company forward and we are absolutely thrilled to have her international format expertise as part of our expanding team.”

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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