Essential Media hires Kate Brady as commercial director

Essential Media has appointed Network Ten’s network business affairs manager, Kate Brady, as its commercial director.

Brady departed Ten in September after spending one year in the role.

Brady will be reporting to CEO Chris Hilton

Throughout her career, Brady has also worked at the ABC, Matchbox Pictures and McDonalds.

In her new role at Essential Media, Brady will be focusing on commercial interests and business affairs for the brands digital, TV and theatrical content.

“Kate will be a terrific asset to Essential with her extensive legal and commercial experience across both financing and production business affairs and we are delighted to welcome her aboard,” Chris Hilton said speaking of Brady’s appointment.

Earlier this month, Essential Media and Entertainment expanded into branded content with cooking show Sammy & Bella’s Kitchen Rescue.


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