MSG NETWORKS PROMOTES
CONTENT DISTRIBUTION EXECUTIVES
PETER TULLOCH AND ARMANDO POLANCO
New York, NY (October 6, 2015)- MSG Networks today announced the promotion of two content distribution executives. Peter Tulloch has been elevated to senior vice president of digital products and distribution and Armando Polanco to vice president of content distribution.
In the newly created role of senior vice president of digital products and distribution, Mr. Tulloch will oversee MSG Networks’ digital product operations and strategy, including the development of new digital products, the expansion of MSG Networks’ TV Everywhere streaming platform, MSG GO, and company websites. He will also continue to manage key MVPD affiliate relationships and be responsible for increasing content licensing revenue for the company. In his new role as vice president of content distribution, Mr. Polanco is responsible for affiliate sales, affiliate sales operations and affiliate communications for all MSG Network affiliates and charged with increasing content licensing revenue, as well as, securing greater distribution of MSG Networks’ programming.
“Peter and Armando’s work for MSG Networks has been integral to the success of our digital and content distribution groups, two key growth areas for our company,” said Adam Levine, executive vice president, business affairs and distribution. “Their relationships with affiliate partners and dedication to expanding MSG Networks business objectives is important to the company’s long-term growth.”
Mr. Tulloch joined MSG Networks in 2007 and was most recently vice president of advanced services, overseeing new media product development, including the creation and launch of MSG GO. Prior to this, he had been vice president of content distribution, responsible for affiliate sales and content syndication. Before joining MSG Networks, Tulloch held positions in product management, sales and marketing with Comcast, Oxygen Media and Rainbow Media. Mr. Tulloch received his MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a BA from Lafayette College.
Mr. Polanco joined MSG Networks in 2011 and was most recently director of content distribution and marketing for MSG Networks. Mr. Polanco previously worked at Viacom, managing content distribution and affiliate marketing for Viacom’s networks across multiple platforms in the U.S. and Caribbean. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Hofstra University.
MSG Networks Inc. is an industry leader with two award-winning regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network (MSG) and MSG+; in addition to the live streaming and video on demand platform MSG GO. The networks are home to eight professional sports teams: the New York Knicks; New York Rangers; New York Liberty; New York Islanders; New Jersey Devils; Buffalo Sabres; Major League Soccer’s Red Bulls and the Westchester Knicks, as well as college football and college basketball from top conferences, and a full schedule of critically-acclaimed original programming. Each year, the networks collectively telecast approximately 700 live sporting events. The gold standard for regional broadcasting, MSG has won 112 New York Emmy Awards over the past eight years, more than any single network or station in the region.
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