CNN International Commercial (CNNIC) has appointed Roland Nikolaou as Senior Director, Content Sales and Licensing, EMEA, with a remit to grow content partnerships with traditional broadcasters, digital publishers and platforms.
CNN has decided to expand its presence in Russia through a number of key appointments.
The pan-Balkan news channel N1 has provided a progress reports on the third anniversary of its launch in October 2014.
CNN can continue to operate in Russia now that it has removed violations that were revealed by the regulator Roskomnadzor.
The Russian regulator Roskomnadzor has summoned representatives of CNN to discuss alleged violations of the country’s media legislation.
Austrian media company Mediengruppe Österreich will launch its domestic news channel oe24.tv on September 26, 2016.
CNN is once more available to viewers in Russia after an absence of four months.
CNN has received a universal licence to broadcast in Russia.
Roskomnadzor has approved CNN’s application for a broadcast licence barely two months after the channel exited the Russian market.
Benjamin Pirker will become the new distribution director for Germany, Austria, Switzerland & Benelux at Turner Broadcasting System on February 1, 2015.