ASCAP Names Head of International Affairs

Tony Dunaif, former SVP, digital products, for iN Demand, the joint venture of Charter, Comcast and Cox, has been named executive vice president and head of international affairs for performing rights group ASCAP.

Dunaif, who will report to ASCAP CEO Elizabeth Matthews, will be responsible for leading ASCAP's international team, both business and relations, including other performance rights groups and CISAC, the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers.

"Tony’s experience in digital business growth, strategic licensing and multiplatform content partnerships is the perfect combination of strengths to help drive a successful future for our members internationally," said Matthews.

Dunaif's resume includes VP of content partnerships and international development at Brightcove and chief marketing officer at Inform Technologies.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.