Dawn Airey

Cloud video outfit Blackbird hires Dawn Airey as non-exec

Cloud video technology provider Blackbird – formerly known as Forbidden Technologies – has hired media industry veteran Dawn Airey as a non-executive director. Airey, who was CEO of Getty Images until December last year, has previously worked as SVP in charge of operations at Yahoo! EMEA, as a senior executive at RTL Group and as […]

Getty Images appoints Airey as CEO

Former Yahoo executive and Channel 5 boss Dawn Airey has been appointed as CEO of Getty Images.  Airey, who left her position as senior vice president of Yahoo’s EMEA businesses earlier this month, takes over from Jonathan Klein who steps up to become chairman of Getty. The company said that under Airey’s leadership, Getty aims […]

Whittingdale appoints Charter Renewal advisory panel

UK culture secretary John Whittingdale has appointed an eight-strong panel to advise the government ahead of UK pubcaster the BBC having its Charter renewed. The Charter outlines the scope of the BBC’s activities and the licence fee it can command the new panel will meet about six times a year to advise Whittingdale ahead of […]

Dawn Airey joins Yahoo!

Ex-Channel 5, ITV and RTL executive Dawn Airey has joined internet firm Yahoo! as senior, VP, EMEA. Airey will run Yahoo!’s business in the region filling a role that was being occupied on an interim basis by Christophe Parcot, who will take a new business development role at the company. The seasoned TV executive will […]

Dawn Airey to exit RTL

Former Channel 5 chief Dawn Airey is to exit European broadcast group RTL. Airey has been with RTL for five years, initially as CEO and chairman of UK terrestrial Channel 5 and latterly in a role that was thought to see her explore RTL’s chances of launching channels in the US. In an internal announcement […]