New York, NY (PRWEB) January 17, 2014
ONE World Sports, delivering live and exclusive sports from around the world, today announced the appointment of distribution veteran Randy Brown as executive vice president-distribution.
Brown, who most recently led affiliate sales & marketing at Outdoor Channel, will report to ONE World Sports President and CEO Alexander “Sandy” Brown (no relation). He will be based in Los Angeles and New York.
“Randy is just the person to help take ONE World Sports to the next level in the network’s expanded U.S. distribution among MVPDs seeking to leverage the burgeoning interest in global sports, especially among the hard-to-reach millennials,” Sandy Brown said. “He is one of the most respected TV distribution executives in the industry, and we couldn’t be more delighted to welcome him to the executive roster of our global sports network.”
At Outdoor Channel, which he joined in 2007, Randy Brown grew the network’s domestic subscribers by 12.3 million subs while launching branded networks in Europe and Asia. He previously spent six years as head of distribution at the Tennis Channel, where he launched the network into 18 million homes. He also spent 14 years in affiliate sales at ESPN.
In his new role, Brown will supervise all distribution operations at ONE World Sports.
He is charged with expanding distribution of the network via linear channels and all digital platforms. The appointment takes effect immediately.
“ONE World Sports taps into what competitive MVPDs highly desire—exclusive sports programming that appeals to younger, globally minded viewers,” Randy Brown said.
“I’m thrilled to hit the ground running and be part of the ONE World Sports team.”
Brown received a BA from Western Michigan University and an MBA from Loyola University of Chicago. He lives with his wife in Los Angeles.
About ONE World Sports
ONE World Sports is a sports network—delivered on all platforms and targeting millennial viewers—featuring exclusive world-class sporting events live from around the globe. The network showcases some of the world’s best soccer, including Arsenal FC TV, Chelsea FC TV, Bayern Munich FC TV and the New York Cosmos, along with top soccer from Asia and the Pacific Rim, including the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. The network also telecasts exclusively the legendary Yomiuri Giants of Japan, Chinese Basketball Association, OneAsia Golf and the world’s best competitions in table tennis and badminton.
ONE World Sports is available via DISH Network, Cablevision’s Optimum TV, Mediacom Communications and Google Fiber. Free previews of ONE World Sports are available to registered users at ONE World Sports.
ONE World Sports is owned and operated by ONE Media Corp., which also owns and operates ONE CONNXT, a global HD/SD broadcast video transport services provider; America ONE Television, a general entertainment and sports broadcast network; and America ONE Sports, a leading provider of live broadband sports.
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