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Katrina Neylon joins FremantleMedia Int’l as global content head

FremantleMedia International has tapped Studiocanal exec Katrina Neylon to the role of EVP, global content. Joining the company next month, Neylon will report to FremantleMedia International (FMI) CEO Jens Richter. In her new role, ...
August 2, 2017

FremantleMedia International has tapped Studiocanal exec Katrina Neylon to the role of EVP, global content.

Joining the company next month, Neylon will report to FremantleMedia International (FMI) CEO Jens Richter.

In her new role, Neylon (pictured) will manage the existing global content team and oversee the acquisition strategy for all scripted and non-scripted programming for FMI.

Working with third party and in-house producers to invest, develop and acquire content, Neylon and her team will source programming from around the world which compliments and builds on FMI’s current pipeline.

Before joining FMI, Neylon was EVP, international sales and marketing for Studiocanal, where she oversaw the global sales strategy for the company’s TV production slate and shepherded global and multi-territory deals.

Prior to her time at Studiocanal, Neylon was SVP of sales, EMEA at Shine International. Neylon also held sales and management roles at Disney ABC International Television and Twentieth Century Fox International Television.

“We are thrilled to welcome Katrina to FMI. With a standout reputation, in-depth industry knowledge, as well as fantastic producer relationships, Katrina is the ideal executive to lead our global content team. Katrina’s extensive experience of complex deal making and commercial acumen will be key to continuing our business growth strategy,” said Richter, in a statement.

 

 

 

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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