National Geographic Partners


New CEO to succeed Moore at National Geographic Partners

National Geographic Society (NGS) boss Gary Knell will be the next CEO of National Geographic Partners (NGP). He will succeed Declan Moore, who has the run the business since its inception two years ago. NGP came into being in September 2015 when 21st Century Fox took control of its programming joint venture with NGS, which […]

Nat Geo appoints Netflix and AOL execs

National Geographic Partners (NGP) has hired digital execs from Netflix and AOL. Kyle Christensen and David Miller have joined to expand the digital team at NGP, which 21st Century Fox majority-owns with the National Geographic Society as a minority partner. Christensen joins from Netflix and becomes VP of channels social and digital strategy, while Miller exits […]

Blue Ant creates global networks division in expansion push

Producer, distributor and channel operator Blue Ant Media has launched a global networks division to support its international expansion efforts. Former National Geographic Partners COO, Ward Platt, will lead the division, taking up the newly created role of CEO, global networks and kids. The global networks division will manage: Blue Ant’s joint venture with AT&T, […]

Fox implements changes at National Geographic Partners

Several National Geographic Partners executives will change roles after an international restructure. This follows 21st Century Fox taking control of its joint venture with the National Geographic Society and the establishment of National Geographic Partners. Two changes see Fox Networks Group’s general manager for Mexico, Lorenzo Orozco named NGP’s GM and senior VP for Latin America; […]

21st Century Fox completes Nat Geo takeover

21st Century Fox has completed its deal to take control of National Geographic and rejigged its senior management. Courteney Monroe will become the international channels chief under the new structure and Fox International Channels exec Ward Platt will be in charge of channel distribution and commercial activity. Fox announced in September that it planned to take control […]