Inspiration Networks has hired industry veteran Mark Kang as senior vice president of worldwide distribution, chief strategy officer Bill Airy said.
Kang earlier served as an affiliate executive at Sportsman Channel and Court
TV (TruTV). “Throughout his career, Mark has effectively negotiated
corporate deals, and generated network expansion,” Airy said in a release. “He has
led sales teams that have grown subscriber bases considerably.”
continue to expand our already stellar lineup of wholesome family classics, we are
confident that this [recent ratings] growth pattern will continue," Airy also said. "Mark is just the right
fit to lead the charge in the distribution arena. He has a proven track record
of consistently outperforming his targeted subscriber objectives. We are
excited to be able to add one of the industry’s leading sales and marketing
professionals to our team.”
Kang will split his time
between New York and Inspiration’s headquarters in South Carolina. Inspiration Network is on more than 2,800 cable systems and on DirecTV channel 364.
Inspiration has a second channel, too, called Halogen.