Nat’l Geo taps Wilkinson

Exec to o'see channel development, partnerships

Nick Wilkinson has joined National Geographic Channels Intl. as VP of Network Development.

He will oversee the development of channels in Central and South America, new business opportunities and establish strategic programming, technical and marketing partnerships.

Wilkinson will be based at NGCI headquarters in Washington D.C., where he will report to Angela Morton, chief operating officer, NGCI.

Before joining NGCI, Wilkinson worked with Fox Sports Intl. as director of programming and special projects for Fox Sports World and Fox Sports World Espanol.

“Nick has the unique combination of a strong operational background and first hand experience in the Latin American market,” Morton said. “He is joining us at an ideal time as we start to develop new business opportunities and look to strengthen our position in these important markets.”

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