Chris Anning, who previously served as Acting Director of Broadcast at Al Jazeera Network, has joined specialist consultancy Master Media as Senior Projects Manager. Annings first assignment at Master Media will be to project-manage the technology implementation of Al-Arab News Channel in Bahrain, where he will coordinate the complex work streams of various vendors, contractors, […]
Annings first assignment at Master Media will be to project-manage the technology implementation of Al-Arab News Channel in Bahrain, where he will coordinate the complex work streams of various vendors, contractors, and service providers.
Master Media has been providing Consultancy and launch support services to Al-Arab News Channel since 2012.
Commenting on Master Medias services in the region and the new appointment, Hasan R. Sayed Hasan, Founder and Managing Director of Master Media said: Our client portfolio has been rapidly growing and diversifying over the last couple of years and our team has been enriched with additional expertise and skillsets. Im very delighted to have Chris on board with his valuable experience working both with broadcasters and systems integrators. This appointment will strengthen Master Medias offering, where we work with our clients, especially new broadcasters and media entities, to help them deliver their projects professionally and more efficiently.
Anning has more than 30 years of experience in the broadcast industry, of which several years have been spent in the Middle East.
Prior to working at Al Jazeera Network, Anning served as Head of System Integration and Senior Project Manager at Sony Professional Solutions Middle East and oversaw Oman TVs massive HD migration project. Prior to that, Anning has served in various senior technology roles in the UK as Head of Transmission at ITV, Head of Engineering and Operations in ONdigital, and CTO Operations & Technology at Channel Five Television Group.