Stuart Murphy receives Sky promotion

Stuart Murphy, currently Director of Sky 1 HD, and Director of Commissioning, has been promoted to Director, Sky Entertainment Channels.

The promotion takes place with immediate effect and alongside his existing role will assume responsibility for shaping the future strategy of the Entertainment portfolio channels: Sky Atlantic HD, Sky Arts HD and Sky Living HD as well as Sky 1 HD

“Over the past three years, under Stuart’s leadership, we have seen Sky 1 become a true destination channel, offering our customers some of the finest drama, comedy and entertainment programmes on television at the moment.
I have no doubt that in his new role, he’ll bring the same vision and drive to the rest of the portfolio, working with the team to look at the next steps for the rest of our – first class – entertainment channels.” – Sophie Turner Laing, MD of Entertainment, News and Broadcast Operations

Murphy has been with Sky since 2009 and overseen the launch of Sky Atlantic HD.. Prior to this he was controller of BBC Three.