Disney Channels US has promoted Katharine Linke to VP of multi-platform programming, where she will oversee of the non-linear programming and scheduling strategy for Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD content.
Platforms that will fall under Linke’s watch include Netflix, broadband, electronic sell-through, WATCH Disney apps, VOD, mobile, airline and cruise lines.
Most recently as executive director of multi-platform programming, Linke has been at the forefront of shaping Disney’s digital video strategy. Under her leadership, the multi-platform programming team is responsible for more than 65 monthly schedules across the digital landscape.
She joined Disney in 2000 as producer of new media and was responsible for all creative development and production for DisneyChannel.com.