Greg Beitchman is Vice President, Content Sales and Partnerships, CNN International. In this capacity he is responsible for overseeing and developing the network’s content sales business internationally, with a focus on leveraging its broadcast and digital assets. His role encompasses content sales and branded partnerships, out of home services, and licensing deals across broadcast and digital platforms.
He also leads the international strategy for CNN’s NewSource content syndication service, its out-of-home distribution channels, and its affiliate business of more than 1,000 broadcast and digital partners. Recent initiatives include the launch CNN Money Switzerland, Great Big Story Nordics and local CNN Platforms in Indonesia, Philippines, and Greece.
Prior to joining CNN International, Beitchman worked for Reuters where he was Global Head of Multimedia Content. An accomplished journalist with over 20 years’ experience, Beitchman’s multiple achievements span both editorial and commercial disciplines, and include the development of strategic partnerships and channel launches for Reuters, Times Global Broadcasting, CCTV and The Tribune Group, as well as a range of international editorial postings in India, China and Japan among others. He holds a BA in Government and East Asian Studies from Colby College and speaks fluent English, Japanese, French and Hindi / Urdu.