K7 Media boosts international presence with Australian hire

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by David Prior

Manchester-based media consultancy K7 Media has boosted its international expertise the hire of specialist media consultant Hannah Barnes.

Based in Melbourne, Barnes will act as K7 Media’s presence in the region, utilising her knowledge of the country’s TV.

With over 20 years’ industry experience, Barnes has enjoyed an extensive career working across the UK, US, and Australian media markets, including time spent working for Sky and Channel 5 in London.

Most recently, she was Group General Manager for Lifestyle Channels at Foxtel working across linear, SVOD, BVOD and digital platforms.

The appointment follows significant investment in expanding K7’s global presence, and follows its recent opening of a permanent base in Singapore.

Keri Lewis Brown, Founder and CEO of K7 Media, said: “Hannah brings with her an enviable network of industry contacts across Australia, the UK and North America. We believe having such an accomplished consultant based in Melbourne will help us continue to grow our global presence.”

Barnes added: "I have been so impressed with the wealth of experience within the team and look forward to contributing to telling the stories of the great work that is being produced by our industry across Australia and in New Zealand."