Sky News Arabia is pleased to announce highly experienced media industry and journalism leader Angelos Frangopoulos AM has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Editor. In his new role, Frangopoulos will be responsible for the company’s global programming operations for all its broadcast, digital and radio platforms. Sky News Arabia, a 24 hour Arabic language news channel based in Abu Dhabi, is a joint venture between Sky Plc. and ADMIC.
Sky News Arabia is a multi-platform news organization that delivers Arabic-language news on a free-to-air news channel, website and mobile devices. It is broadcast to 50 million households and employs more than 500 staff across the Middle East, London and Washington.
Mr Frangopoulos joins the company from his current leadership role as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Editor of Australian News Channel (ANC). Under his leadership, ANC has seen dramatic growth developing from a single channel in 2000 into an award-winning and widely acclaimed 11 channel organization and a stand out performer in audience ratings and financial results. ANC is the leading provider of 24-hour multi-channel, multi-platform news services in Australia operating Sky News Live, Sky News Business, Sky News Weather, Sky News Extra, SkyNews.com.au, FOX SPORTS News, Sky News New Zealand and the Australia Channel OTT service for international markets.