TORONTO, Jan. 16 /CNW/ - Veteran sports programming executive Anthony
Cicione has joined The Fight Network as Senior Vice President Programming and
Production effective immediately, announced George Burger, the network's
President and CEO.
In his new position, Mr.Cicione's responsibilities will include
overseeing all of the day-to-day news and programming operations, including
programming strategy and acquisitions, identifying and hiring new talent,
scheduling, and original program development and production.
"Anthony is a key element of the team we have built to expand our
audience at home and around the world," said Mr. Burger, "with more of the
news, live events and original programming that makes The Fight Network the
home for combat sports worldwide. He is totally in synch with our
multiplatform strategy, and will help us project our leadership into the
mobile, broadband and DVD markets."
Mr. Cicione brings a wealth of experience to The Fight Network. During a
career spanning 18 years, he has been instrumental in launching new and
innovative sports programming, acquiring new properties and growing audience
viewership. He most recently served as VP of Programming and Production at The
Score, where he was a key member of the team for almost 10 years.
For interviews or a photo of Anthony Cicione, please contact Beth
Merrick, ZAZOU Communications, (416) 654-9881 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT THE FIGHT NETWORK
The Fight Network is a multi-platform, international sports and
entertainment company, providing its content to fight fans on digital
television, pay-per-view, VOD, radio, mobile and online. The Fight Network is
the global leader in presenting and covering all combat sports, including
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Boxing, Wrestling and Kickboxing and theme-related
entertainment, through its 24/7 dedication to the sports. The Fight Network
Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TFN Global Inc., whose corporate
headquarters are located in Toronto, Canada. Visit www.thefightnetwork.com.
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