A+E Networks UK has confirmed the appointment of Dan Korn as its new Vice President of Programming.

Korn joins from STV Productions, where he held the position of Creative Director.

Prior to that, Korn spent ten years as SVP of Programming at Discovery Networks UK & Europe, overseeing programming and production across 24 channel brands in 30 countries.

Korn will be responsible for sourcing and scheduling all content for A+E UK’s portfolio of pay TV channels which includes History, Lifetime, Crime + Investigation and the recently launched free-to-air channel, Blaze.  
Korn will take up his new role at A+E Networks® on 31 October, reporting to Heather Jones, UK GM and SVP of Content and Creative.
Heather Jones said of the appointment: “Dan is a hugely experienced and highly respected programmer. He has a fantastic understanding of content, commissioning and brands and will be a brilliant addition to the Content and Creative team.”
Korn’s appointment follows the recent hire of new Creative VP Kenny Reynolds, who also reports into Heather Jones.

Staff Reporter

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