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Christian Murphy becomes international content boss at A&E

Christian Murphy has been upped to senior VP, international programming and marketing at A&E Networks.

In his new role Murphy will manage the 9,000-hourA&E international catalogue and production and marketing. He will report to Sean Cohan, senior VP, A&E Networks. Murphy will also oversee acquisitions for channels outside the US. 

He has been at AETN since 2008, before which he was general manager, television and marketing at Foxtel. A&E channels in Australia are joint ventures with the pay TV platform  and Murphy managed the A&E brands during his eight-year tenure there.

“Christian is truly passionate about television, and since joining AETN, he has proven to be an invaluable member of the A&E Networks; international management team,” said Cohan. “Over the past three years, he has spearheaded a myriad of successful programming, marketing and sales initiatives.”