Formats

FIC appoints global format sales head

Fox International Channels has bolstered its content sales division with the appointment of Jess Khanom to head of global format sales, effective immediately.
January 7, 2016

Fox International Channels (FIC) has bolstered its content sales division with the appointment of Jess Khanom to head of global format sales, effective immediately.

In her new role, Khanom will be charged with promoting FIC’s stable of scripted and unscripted formats, which includes School for Husbands, F***ing Telemarketers and Lucky Ladies, as well as National Geographic Channel’s Brain GamesStreet GeniusCar S.O.S and Science of Stupid.

Khanom will be based in London and report directly to Prentiss Fraser, FIC’s senior VP of global content sales.

She most recently held the title of international sales director of TV productions at Warner Bros., serving the Middle East, Turkey, South Africa, Russia and CEE.

“Jess couldn’t be more perfect to grow our formats business and develop our global franchises,” said Fraser in a statement. “Her vast experience, drive and passion will propel the company forward and we are absolutely thrilled to have her international format expertise as part of our expanding team.”

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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