Foxtel appoints Head of Sports Communications

Matt Hagias to lead sports publicity and comms for Foxtel group.

Foxtel Group has appointed Matt Hagias as Head of Sports Communications for FOX Sports / Kayo.

Hagias has spent the last six years at communications agency One Green Bean, where he sat on the Leadership Team and headed up the Social, Influencer and Production departments. Prior to that, he worked in the media team at the GWS Giants – managing social strategy, implementation and media comms. He is also a former journalist who worked across a range of News mastheads and has recently published a book on AFL sub-cultures, Footy Banners: A Complete Run Through. He sits on the committee of the Moore Park Tigers Junior Football Club, acting as director of coaching.

Jacqui Abbott Group Director, Content Communications said, “Matt will be leading our sports publicity and comms moving forward driving talent and partner relations but also helping us push boundaries in content and social-first storytelling across a broad spectrum of media and platforms with the support of the wider team in Alessandra Muratore, Stefanie Rezzara and Nicola Abercrombie. He will be a great addition and partner in the stories we have to tell on our world-class sport.”

Hagias begins Monday 9th August.

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