JERICHO, New York, July 2, 2002 — Kim Woods has joined AMC Networks as Director, Western Region Ad Sales, AMC Networks, it was announced today by Liz Koman, Senior Vice President, AMC Networks.
Reporting to Koman, Kim will be responsible for managing the west coast office for the national sales effort for AMC and WE: WOMEN’S ENTERTAINMENT. “As AMC and WE: Women’s Entertainment enter the advertising marketplace, I am thrilled to have Kim on the team,” says Koman. “Her extensive knowledge of the industry and invaluable relationships will be an asset to both brands.” Woods is currently hiring a staff for the Western Region.
Prior to joining AMC Networks, Woods was Director, Integrated Sales & Marketing for Gemstar-TV Guide, where she was responsible for the management of integrated sales and marketing programs incorporating TV Guide Channel, Magazines, Online, and Interactive Program Guide. Prior to that Woods was a Senior Ad Sales Account Executive for Discovery Networks and also Turner Entertainment Networks.
Woods is a graduate of Adelphia University, New York, where she has a BA in Communications and Marketing. She currently resides in Agoura Hills, California.
AMC is a premiere 24-hour movie network dedicated to the world of American film. With one of the finest, most comprehensive libraries of popular films, and a diverse blend of original series, documentaries and interstitials, AMC offers an elegant and contemporary entertainment destination. AMC is a fully distributed network reaching over 83,000,000 U.S. homes (as of May 2002) and ranking #16 in size among all 55 networks.
Since its launch in 1984, AMC has been dedicated to deepening the movie experience for its viewers, featuring film-loving celebrity hosts and an increasingly visible, critically acclaimed slate of original programming. AMC has more than doubled its original programming over the past 3 years and garnered many of the industry’s highest honors, including seven Emmy awards.
AMC is owned and managed by Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc., a leader in news, sports and entertainment programming. A subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE:CVC) and NBC, Rainbow manages American Movie Classics, WE: Women’s Entertainment, Bravo, The Independent Film Channel, MuchMusic USA, Rainbow Sports Networks, News 12 Networks, MetroChannels and Mag Rack, as well as the Rainbow Advertising Sales Corporation and Rainbow Network Communications. In addition, Rainbow is a fifty-percent partner in FOX Sports Net. AMC is one of the assets included in the Rainbow Media Group tracking stock (NYSE:RMG), a series of Cablevision common stock. MGM (NYSE:MGM) owns a 20% stake in four of Rainbow’s national networks – AMC, Bravo, IFC, and WE: Women’s Entertainment.