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Escapade Media makes move for U.S. expansion

Jessica Stonehouse, formerly of Martha Stewart Omnimedia, joins the Australian company to expand its presence in the U.S. and U.K. markets.
August 9, 2016

Australian international TV and film sales agent Escapade Media has added Jessica Stonehouse to its team as head of sales, partnerships and business development, U.K. and U.S. Storehouse, who will be based in New York City, brings an established integrated marketing background and diverse knowledge of and experience with international markets to the role, according to the company.

Prior to landing at Escapade, Stonehouse served as the head of partnerships & marketing events at Food Network EMEA where she led efforts around driving tune-in and traffic to linear and non-linear platforms. She’s also held roles at other big broadcasters, including UKTV and the BBC in the U.K. and Showtime in Australia. Most recently, she served as associate director of events & partnerships at Martha Stewart Omnimedia, where she was responsible for overseeing events and executing top tier integrated marketing campaigns for sales and marketing.

“Escapade Media is unquestionably a dynamic and growing organization committed to developing and distributing premium content that truly resonates with audiences globally, and I look forward to further expanding our presence in the U.S. and U.K. markets,” said Stonehouse in a statement.

Escapade shops titles in the factual, drama and kids content genres.

About The Author
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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