FOX NETWORKS GROUP
Jeff Hughes has been elevated to president of the Digital Consumer Group at Fox Networks Group. Prior to joining FNG in 2016, Hughes was chairman and CEO of U.K. digital streaming firm Omnifone and a BSkyB executive.
The Chernin Group-owned Otter Media has named Tony Goncalves as CEO. He comes from AT&T, where he was CEO, digital brands, overseeing Otter Media and leading the strategy of the DirecTV Now OTT product.
Marie Hughes was upped to senior vice president, strategic media planning, at Turner, responsible for all paid linear and digital media planning duties for Adult Swim, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, TBS, TNT and Turner Sports.
Andries Grondman has joined ALTICAST’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) team as director of product marketing and strategy. He had been partner and alliance director at Irdeto. … AMC NETWORKS has made several changes in its advertising sales group: BJ Arnold has joined the company as vice president of Western sales, running the its Los Angeles ad sales office; Tony Song, formerly VP of ad sales for WE tv and IFC, now serves in that capacity for AMC and SundanceTV; Amy Goffin was advanced to director of advertising sales, supporting AMC and SundanceTV; and Heather Dowd-Priel was upped to director of ad sales, IFC and WE tv. … Jean Foster has joined the CONSUMER TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION in the new post of senior vice president, marketing and communications. She had been chief marketing officer of digital health startup Ostendio. … Brian Hamblin has joined Malaga, Spain-based TEDIAL as director, media architecture. He comes from 20th Century Fox, where he was director, engineering. … TURNER also promoted Michael Tatum to senior vice president, Turner Brand Experience, based in Atlanta. … Michelle Rice was named permanent general manager of TV ONE by parent company Urban One’s board of directors. As executive vice president, content distribution and marketing, she had been serving as the network’s interim GM. … WINDSTREAM in Little Rock, Ark., has promoted Drew Smith to senior vice president of financial planning and assistant treasurer. He had been senior VP of corporate financial planning. … WWE has named longtime executives George Barrios and Michelle Wilson as co-presidents and members of its board. Barrios was chief strategy and financial officer; Wilson had been chief revenue and marketing officer.
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