Another senior staff member has left MTV’s London office. Michael Barry, previously managing director of the music and youth networks channels in the UK and Ireland, is to join BT Vision as director of programming.
Barry will take up his post in April and will report to Marc Watson, commercial director at the IPTV network.
During his time at MTV UK, Barry was responsible for programming, scheduling, acquisition, marketing, production and promotions of the nine UK and Ireland channels including MTV, VH1 and TMF. He was previously worldwide creative director at Universal Studio Networks with brand responsibility across 13th Street, Studio Universal and Sci.Fi in the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Latin America.