New York, NY (PRWEB) September 27, 2012
never.no proudly announced today that Stephen Knell has joined the company as the director of creative services to aid never.no in expanding their emerging and social TV footprint for their clients and partners. In his new role, Knell will work to develop innovative executions of social media and interactive resources, including effective uses in broadcast, infographics, interactive and virtual design, while acting as a strong resource to aid client design groups and creative technologists on effective uses and best practices of never.no products.
With over 20 years in the industry serving television audiences from local to network scales, Stephen brings extensive experience in graphics and design direction for news, sports, and entertainment based productions.
As part of a 15 year career at CNN, he served as art director for CNN's New York based productions and served as a member of the core team of leaders responsible for graphics transition to high definition as part of the network's launch of HD broadcasting in 2007. He also participated in the launch of CNNfn in 1995, the first digital network to launch simultaneously on television and the World Wide Web. He designed the market on-air information graphics and tickers seen throughout the network's 9-year run.
Kelly Moulton, North American Vice President of Never.no stated "As the social, participative and interactive televison space continues to change, grow and expand, we believe that having Stephen's creative direction and experience will allow our clients and partners to achieve newfound levels of success. We are incredibly excited to offer his vision as part of our client facing strategies."
never.no's award-winning interactive "TV. Mobile. Social. 1Framework." technology connects fragmented media platforms across broadcast TV systems, mobile, and social media platforms — enabling real-time viewer participation, Social TV, and synchronized companion apps. In operation since 1999, never.no has a global customer base including top brands such as ESPN, Univision, Al Jazeera, BBC, CBC, QVC, MBC, Music Choice, TV 2 Norge, TV 2 Danmark, Viasat, and VOA. More information about never.no products is available at http://www.never.no.