IFC PROMOTES COLIN MOORE TO VICE PRESIDENT, DIGITAL MEDIA & ALTERNATIVE CONTENT
NEW YORK, NY—January 14, 2013 – IFC has promoted Colin Moore to vice president, digital media & alternative content, from director, effective immediately. Based in the network's NYC office, Moore will report to IFC's SVP of Marketing, Blake Callaway.
Moore is responsible for extending IFC's "slightly off" sensibility to the digital world, overseeing strategy and operations for IFC.com, mobile applications, and partner websites that feature IFC content. He also oversees original content creation for IFC.com including web series like "Reggie Makes Music" which was created to support the network's original series Comedy Bang! Bang! Additionally, he oversees the development and implementation of IFC's social media strategy to engage viewers around IFC's off-beat original comedies.
Commented Callaway: "Colin's success comes from truly understanding the IFC brand no matter what platform. He has been integral to creating an 'always on' experience for our 'slightly off' programming. We are excited to reward his efforts with this promotion."
During his tenure as director of digital media, Moore was a key architect in redesigning IFC.com, including content creation, syndication and fulfillment, as well as social media efforts. He is credited with developing and launching new technologies for IFC including the network's first second-screen experience, "Sync," a Portlandia "More Likes, More Portlandia" Facebook campaign and the recent "Kumail Nanjiani Tours Portlandia" web series.
Previously, Moore served as director of programming for Lifeskool/Sportskool where he conceptualized, developed and oversaw production of original series for AMC Networks' suite of VOD channels. Before joining AMC Networks, Moore worked in television production for various networks including VH1, MTV and Travel Channel. Prior to working in the television industry, Moore worked in the music business for Epic Records and Island DefJam. Moore began his career in politics working on Capitol Hill.
Moore earned his bachelor's degree in political science at the College of William & Mary.
IFC creates and champions authentic, original comedies that are "Always On. Slightly Off," which air alongside an extraordinary collection of films and comedic cult TV shows. IFC.com features exclusive video, web series, podcasts, blogs and additional content that engages fans with IFC originals. The network's On Demand offering, IFC Free, gives viewers the opportunity to watch select content from IFC whenever they want. Established in 1994, IFC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and is available in nearly 70 million homes on every major cable, satellite and TelCo provider.
*Head shot attached. Credit: Matt Peyton/AMC Networks
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