Bebo's Podd to head sales at RDF Media

LONDON - RDF Media has named Simon Podd as head of sales at RDF Contact, its new brand-facing, commercial and digital division.

He joins RDF from Bebo where he held the position of head of sales and was responsible for commercialising Bebo Originals, its series of made-for-web shows such as Kate Modern.

Podd will work alongside creative and commercial executive Charlie Leahy across RDF Contact's portfolio of social media content properties, including recently launched Unlimited, a new entertainment channel on Facebook.

Other responsibilities will include searching out new AFP opportunities for the RDF Media group as a whole, as well as expanding on its IPTV business that started this year with Renault.tv.

The independent television production company has launched RDF Contact, ahead of a concerted push into advertiser-funded programming.

RDF Contact will build from the group's former digital operation, RDF Digital, and will service  a range of brands and agencies including Renault.tv.

 

Have your say...

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus
Media Week Jobs
Search for more media jobs

Latest

Paddy McGuinness joins Bauer Radio for Sunday morning show

Paddy McGuinness joins Bauer Radio for Sunday morning show

Bauer Media has hired Paddy McGuinness, the host of ITV's 'Take Me Out', to present a Sunday show across its radio stations in the North of England and Scotland.

Share
Why Amazon should tread carefully in the wake of its Twitch.tv acquisition

Why Amazon should tread carefully in the wake of its Twitch.tv acquisition

Amazon pipped Google in the battle for Twitch.tv, the live streaming video platform which focuses on gaming-related content. Richard Smith, account director, business planning - intelligence, at Mindshare UK explains, explains why Amazon paid nearly $1bn for the platform.

Share
Media: Why programmatic is an opportunity, not a threat
[Sponsored feature]

Media: Why programmatic is an opportunity, not a threat

Programmatic is ripping up the advertising rule book. However, there's no need for marketers to fear, if you truly understand your brand's audience.

Share

Get news by email