Exec key to securing, maintaining distribution for co.
NEW YORK — MTV Networks has upped Nicole Browning to the newly created position of president, affiliate sales and marketing.Browning, who was most recently exec VP, oversees all the distribution activities of MTV Networks, including MTV, MTV2, VH1, Nickelodeon/ Nick at Nite, TV Land, TNN and CMT. “This promotion recognizes Nicole’s tremendous contributions to the success of MTV Networks,” said chief operating officer Mark Rosenthal. Exec, who joined MTV Networks in 1986, has been instrumental in securing and maintaining distribution for all of the MTV networks and for increasing distribution revenues. She and her team have also been responsible for the launch and distribution of some of the newer MTV nets, such as MTV2, TV Land, Noggin, VH1 Classic and the MTVN Digital Suite.