“Maggie has played a fantastic role in identifying outstanding and high-rating content that has complemented our commissioning slate,” added Mykura. 

NGCI’s global marketing team has promoted Emanuele Madeddu to Senior Vice President, Marketing and Creative.  Based in DC, Madeddu oversees the marketing strategy, creative toolkits, on-ground activations and digital marketing programs for NGC, Nat Geo Wild and Nat Geo People.  He will now also take on responsibility for Nat Geo Play – NGCI’s branded multi-device environment – and other non-linear offerings that are a part of the growing NGC product portfolio. He has spearheaded several of NGCI’s award-winning campaigns including The 80s, The 90s, and the ratings driver “Entertain Your Brain” strand.  Madeddu joined the DC office in 2008 and previously served as the Creative Director for National Geographic Channel and Cult with Fox International Channels in Italy.

“With 171 channels around the world delivered in 45 languages, the creative and marketing challenges are massive. Emanuele approaches all of them with great talent, innovation and Nat Geo spirit so that we are always strengthening our brands and entertaining our viewers”,  said Liz Dolan, Chief Marketing Officer for NGCI.