As Cartoon Network looks to further engage its audience through social media and mobile devices, Turner Broadcasting’s Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media Group has added Jill King to the newly created role of SVP of the sponsorship group.
BBC Worldwide content director Deirdre Brennan is making a return to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) as controller of children’s content. She assumes the role in January. In the interim, Barbara Uecker will act as controller, following Tim Brooke-Hunt’s departure next month.
Mattel’s HIT Entertainment has appointed three veteran execs, Robin Gay, Will Speer and Gina Briggs, to head up its global brand and marketing efforts for a number of properties including Thomas & Friends, Bob the Builder, Fireman Sam and Mike the Knight.