Kylie Blucher, Programming and Marketing Manager, of Channel Nine Queensland was promoted to Managing Director on Friday. She has held senior management roles within the Nine Network for more than 15 years.
“Kylie is an outstanding executive with a distinguished record at Nine and person who’s held in great regard by everyone she deals with in our business,” CEO David Gyngell said.
“Kylie’s understanding of the Queensland market is second to none. She has the empathy required to lead a large, diverse team and the knowledge and passion to drive the Nine Network’s future success in Queensland.”
Blucher said, “This restructure will allow QTQ to build on our recent ratings resurgence through a more defined management structure. We have taken some significant steps forward in 2010 through community re-engagement and I look forward to working closely with our clients and the broader corporate market to strengthen relationships within the south-east Queensland market.”
She begins the role from October 1st.
Meanwhile Les Hart, Managing Director, Sales & Operations at QTQ, will return to Sydney to take up the role of Sales Director of Nine’s second digital multi-channel, due to be launched soon.