CULVER CITY, CA (December 10, 2012) - Amy Carney has been named president, advertiser sales, strategy & research for Sony Pictures Television (SPT), it was announced today by Steve Mosko, president, SPT, to whom she reports. Carney, who continues in her role overseeing advertiser sales, will now also lead SPT's worldwide research group which conducts and assembles all program, sales, and channels research for the division.
"Amy's expertise in ad sales has granted SPT success across several platforms," said Mosko. "Using her vast amount of knowledge and experience, she is the perfect person to oversee our strategy & research group, which is integral to the success of our businesses."
Now based in Los Angeles, Carney directs the sales teams based in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, which sell the commercial inventory in SPT's first-run and off-network programs and digital platforms such as PlayStation, as well as FEARnet and 3Net. Meanwhile the research teams are based in Los Angeles, New York, Miami, London & Hong Kong and provide both research and strategic planning for SPT's businesses around the world.
Carney joined SPT in September 2003. Previously she served as vice president, sales, for Univision Online in New York, where she launched the company's online sales division and created the national sales and client services team. From 1999-2000, she served as a general manager, Ticketmaster Online-Citysearch, Inc., launching a local content information website and creating the sales, content, marketing and operations management team. Prior to that, she served as general sales manager at WTVR-TV, the CBS affiliate in Richmond, VA and, from 1989 to 1994, as vice president, general sales manager, Telerep, Inc. in New York.
Carney currently sits on the board of national media sales company ITN Networks, Inc. of which SPT is a part owner. Additionally, she is on the board of The Women's Entertainment and Technology Board at Digital Hollywood and is a member of Revenue 50.
Contact:Amanda RoseCoordinator, Communicationsamanda_rose@spe.sony.com310-244-3795
About Sony Pictures TelevisionSony Pictures Television (www.sonypicturestelevision.com), a Sony Pictures Entertainment company, is one of the television industry's leading content providers. It produces and distributes programming in every genre, around the world and for a multitude of platforms. In addition to one of the industry's largest libraries of award-winning feature films, television shows and formats, Sony Pictures Television (SPT) boasts a current program slate that includes top-rated daytime dramas and game shows, landmark off-network series, original animated series and critically acclaimed primetime dramas, comedies and telefilms. SPT has 18 wholly-owned or joint venture production companies in 15 countries outside the U.S. and also maintains offices in 33 countries. SPT's worldwide television networks portfolio includes 124 channel feeds available in 159 countries, reaching more than 800 million households worldwide. SPT also creates original content for and manages SPE's premium video website, Crackle. Additionally, SPT owns production company Embassy Row and is a part owner of cable channel Game Show Network (GSN), 3D channel 3net, premier horror/thriller website and VOD service FEARnet and national U.S media sales company ITN Networks, Inc. SPT advertiser sales is one of the premier national advertising sales companies and handles the commercial inventory in SPT's syndicated series as well as in U.S. digital businesses including FEARnet, DrOz.com and PlayStation.