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Adam Benzine joins Realscreen as associate editor

Previously based in London, England, the journalist joins the realscreen team in Washington for the Realscreen Summit.
January 31, 2011

Brunico Communications Ltd. today announced that it has appointed Adam Benzine as associate editor of realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content.

Benzine, who joins from UK publisher C21 Media, will relocate from London to Toronto for the post, and is joining the realscreen team at the Realscreen Summit in Washington, DC, beginning today.

The role will see him working across all areas of the realscreen brand, including the market-leading bi-monthly trade magazine; the realscreen.com website; and the brand’s three acclaimed international events, the Realscreen Summit, the Factual Entertainment Forum and the Branded Entertainment Forum.

Benzine will work closely with and report to realscreen editor Barry Walsh.

“Adam is relentless in his pursuit of a good story and is an avid fan of non-fiction film and television, which shows in his reporting,” said Walsh. “He is a truly welcome addition to the team, and we’re all excited to have him join us.”

“I am delighted to be joining realscreen during what is a tremendously inspiring moment for the non-fiction sector,” said Benzine. “The quality of work being produced has never been higher.”

Benzine was previously factual editor at C21 Media, overseeing documentary coverage for the London-based firm, which he joined in March 2008. Prior to joining C21, he was reporter/online editor at UK music industry trade title Music Week, having previously written for a variety of trade, consumer and newspaper titles including Property Week, The Independent, Time Out London and Mojo.

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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