Nick Int’l Gets Programming VP

Jules Borkent has been promoted to vice president of programming at Nickelodeon International, MTV Networks International announced Wednesday.

Borkent had been senior director.

In his new role, he will be responsible for coordinating Nick’s global programming and acquisitions strategy, with a particular emphasis on working with local programming heads to coordinate and develop panregional deals for the network’s 13 localized channels across Europe.

He will also manage programming activities for Nick's panregional European channels and identify potential opportunities across multiple lines of business for key properties such as Dora the Explorer and SpongeBob SquarePants.