New Zealand’s MediaWorks TV has announced that it has appointed Mark Caulton as Director of Programming, responsible for commissioning, acquisitions and scheduling for television channels TV3 and FOUR. Caulton’s 18-year television career includes 15 years in the programming department at MediaWorks TV, most recently as Associate Director of Programming. He has been acting Director of Programming, overseeing a successful 2013 launch, and the premiere of the biggest programme in the company’s history, The X Factor NZ.

Paul Maher, Chief Executive Officer – MediaWorks TV says: “I’m delighted to announce Mark’s appointment to this pivotal role. Mark has played a key part in the success of TV3 and FOUR for many years, bringing top-notch international and local content to our screens. Mark is a hugely talented individual, highly respected by his colleagues within MediaWorks, and the wider television industry, local and international. He is passionate about our business, and understands what works for viewers and clients.”