Network 10 has announced the appointment of Sarah Johnson (middle of photo) as the network’s head of publicity, responsible for leading national publicity for 10’s shows and talent.
Johnson is currently national publicity manager at 10, a joint role she held with Catherine Donovan (left).
Donovan, who is Brisbane based, has been named 10’s head of PR strategy and events and will be responsible for leading strategic PR initiatives and managing key publicity events and projects.
Network 10’s chief content officer, Beverley McGarvey, said: “It’s really exciting to be making these two appointments. Not only are SJ and Cat brilliant and experienced PR executives, they are a pleasure to work with and invaluable team members. I am thrilled they are taking on these critical roles at such an important time for the network. “
The network has also announced the appointment of Kirsty Wilson (right in photo) as head of social content responsible for the Company’s social content strategy as it enhances and connects this capability across the network.
Brad Garbutt, who previously managed Network 10’s social media team, retains his marketing responsibilities as head of marketing.
McGarvey added: “Social plays an increasingly crucial role in building our brands and engaging our under 50s audience. As we continue to increase our marketing investment and focus, it’s important that we have a dedicated leader to take our social strategy forward.
“It’s fantastic that we’re able to appoint Kirsty to lead this function and I look forward to continue working with her in her new capacity as she takes over the leadership of our energetic, imaginative and hard-working social team.
“Kirsty is a seasoned professional. She is dynamic, solutions-oriented and has great plans for social. I can’t wait to see the function continue to thrive.
“With the appointments of SJ, Cat and Kirsty, as well as Brad’s excellent work as marketing lead, we are in an excellent position to share our big 2019 plans with audiences in creative and innovative ways.”
All roles are effective from Monday 14 January.