Judy McGrath Makes Appointments at MTV
Posted on March 29, 2005Judy McGrath has appointed Herb Scannell and Bill Roedy to the positions of Vice Chairman, MTV Networks and President, Nickelodeon Networks and Vice Chairman, MTV Networks and President, MTV Networks International, respectively. Mr. Scannell, in addition to continuing to manage the overall businesses of Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, TV Land, Noggin/The N, and Spike TV, will be adding responsibility for overseeing the development of several new channels and multimedia offerings for MTV Networks in the U.S. that will target and serve emerging and specialized audiences. He will also take on responsibility for key MTV Networks' corporate functions, including Business Development, Human Resources, Law and Business Affairs, IS&T and Creative Services. Based in New York, he will continue to report to Ms. McGrath. Mr. Roedy, who is currently responsible for MTV Networks' International operations, will continue to manage that business. Additionally, Mr. Roedy, will oversee his division's investments and expansions into multi-media platforms, where international markets will play a vital role in the company's global multi-platform strategies. Mr. Roedy will also continue to lead global public affairs initiatives. Mr. Roedy, who is based in London, will continue to report to Ms. McGrath.