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Former CMT exec joins Up TV

Hector Campos (pictured), former VP of programming and acquisitions at CMT, has been named VP of programming at Up TV.
January 20, 2016

Hector Campos (pictured), former VP of programming and acquisitions at CMT, has been named VP of programming at Up TV.

In his new position, Campos will be charged with overseeing long- and short-term program scheduling as well as ongoing needs analysis for the acquisitions business. Based in Atlanta, he will report to Sophia Karteris Kelley, senior VP of programming.

At Viacom-owned network CMT, Campos led the company’s programming strategy, as well as promotion and scheduling across both linear and digital platforms of CMT and CMT Pure.

Prior to this, the exec held a number of titles during his 10 years at the Atlanta-headquartered Turner Broadcasting System, including director of program acquisition and sales for the Turner Entertainment Group; and director of program planning, where he organized long- and short-term program schedules.

“Hector is a cable industry veteran with a long string of accomplishments in programming strategy, acquisition and scheduling at Turner Broadcasting System and CMT,” Kelley said in a statement. “His experience will enable him to fully leverage our programming inventory on all linear and non-linear platforms to support our goals and continue to grow our audience and business.”

About The Author
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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