Sony Pictures Television

Press Release


AMY CARNEY TO OVERSEE STRATEGY & RESEARCH, FOR SONY PICTURES TELEVISION


Continues heading Advertiser Sales

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.


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.

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Contact:
Michael Maney
Director, Communications
michael_maney@spe.sony.com
310-244-8834

About Sony Pictures Television

Sony Pictures Television (www.sonypicturestelevision.com), a Sony Pictures Entertainment company, is one of the television industry’s leading content providers, producing and distributing programming worldwide in every genre and for every platform. 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. In addition to its US production business, SPT has 18 wholly-owned or joint venture production companies in 11 countries and also maintains offices in 31 countries. SPT’s worldwide television networks portfolio includes 150 channel feeds available in 178 countries, reaching more than 1.3 billion cumulative households worldwide. SPT also creates original content for and manages the studio’s premium streaming network, Crackle. Additionally, SPT owns US production company Embassy Row and is a part owner of the cable channel Game Show Network (GSN). 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 the Rural Media Group and DoctorOZ.com.