Canal sets channeler

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Elena Sanchez, former head of news and current affairs at Spanish regional web Telemadrid, has been named head of channels at Canal Plus Espana, Spain’s top premium pay TV channel, owned by conglom Sogecable.

Sanchez replaces Manuel Villanueva, who ankled in November to join free-to-air broadcaster Antena 3 as its programming director.

Sanchez’s responsibilities will center on day-to-day programming at the pay TV service.

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