Exec to oversee program development from London

HOLLYWOOD — Euro station group SBS Broadcasting has tapped Vilde Aakeroy as director of programming.

In her new position, Aakeroy will be responsible for the development and coordination of local production strategy within the SBS station group. She will oversee every aspect of program development and financial analysis, and will serve as a central source of information for the stations.

Aakeroy will be based in London and will report to Brian Frons, senior VP of programming.

Aakeroy most recently served as business affairs manager of Norway pubcaster NRK and before that, from 1994-97, she served as production manager of TV Norge, an SBS station.

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