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A+E Networks ups business exec Christian Murphy

A+E Networks business development executive Christian Murphy  has been upped to SVP, daytime and programming partnerships. The promotion was confirmed by Paul Buccieri, president, A+E Studios and A+E Networks Portfolio Group, and Peter Olsen, ...
June 23, 2017

A+E Networks business development executive Christian Murphy  has been upped to SVP, daytime and programming partnerships.

The promotion was confirmed by Paul Buccieri, president, A+E Studios and A+E Networks Portfolio Group, and Peter Olsen, EVP ad sales at A+E Networks, to whom Murphy will report.

In this position, Murphy will leverage distribution, build audiences and generate incremental revenue through innovative, creative and commercial approaches to content creation and strategic partnerships.  Previously, Murphy was SVP, network business development.

In a joint statement Buccieri and Olsen said, “As our industry continues to evolve and models change, revenue diversification through innovative and creative approaches around content and partnerships is key.  While keeping creative first, Christian’s new entrepreneurial role will be an important driver in identifying, developing and testing new approaches to revenue generation from a creative content perspective.”

 

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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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