Switchover Media

Switchover alumnus joins independent producer

Giuliano Tranquili has reunited with Switchover Media co-founder Francesco Nespega at Italian indie producer Stand By Me. Nespega bought a 50% stake in Stand By Me last year after selling Italian DTT broadcaster Switchover to Discovery Communications, and has now been named president. His team will includeTranquili, who becomes head of content and business development, […]

Switchover Media hires former Fox boss

Italian channel operator Switchover Media has recruited Fabrizio Salini as head of entertainment and factual channels. Salini will head entertainment and factual channels at the company and oversee the launch of new digital terrestrial channels across those areas this summer. Switchover has thus far focused on kids and youth-skewing services K2, Frisbee and GXT. Salini […]