Vice President, Content Distribution
World Fishing Network
DENVER, Colo. & TORONTO, Ont. - WFN: World Fishing Network, North America's only television network, online and mobile platform dedicated exclusively to fishing and outdoor enthusiasts, Tuesday announced that Carlos Baez has been elevated to the position of Vice President, Content Distribution.
Baez was initially hired by World Fishing Network as Senior Director of Affiliate Sales on Sept. 1, 2011. He will continue to be based in Atlanta and report to Sean Luxton in WFN's Toronto office.
"Carlos has played a key role in expanding WFN's distribution, especially throughout the United States, by more than 33% over the past year," said Sean Luxton, Senior Vice President Affiliate and Content Distribution for WFN. "Carlos understands the unique value that our passionate angling audience delivers to our distribution partners. He has been successful in engaging our affiliates with the WFN brand and we are confident in continued expansion with some of the industry's top distributors in the near future."
Baez spent 15 years at A&E Networks (1994-2009), ascending to Vice President of Distribution for all A&E Networks' SD and HD services as well as distribution of content on non-linear platforms. Previously, he served as Director, Affiliate Sales & Marketing, Southeast Region.
Baez served as the President of CTAM Florida from 2003-05 and has been an active member of the NAMIC National Multicultural Marketing Committee and has served as Associate Director for the Florida and Louisiana Cable Telecommunications Associations. The graduate of Ohio University has received many industry honors, including the 2003 AETN President's Award and was selected to represent the company at CTAM U. at Harvard University Business School in 2005.
WFN: World Fishing Network is North America's only television network, online and mobile platform dedicated exclusively to fishing and outdoor enthusiasts with programming that covers instruction, tips, tournaments, travel, food, boating, outdoor lifestyle and more. WFN's programming lineup includes primetime theme nights, a selection of the best international series and the most diverse species coverage of any TV channel. Featuring popular programs hosted by some of the top anglers from North America and across the globe, WFN offers a variety of exclusive lifestyle shows that appeal to a broad and diverse audience. Anchored by one of the top fishing websites, www.WorldFishingNetwork.com
, WFN's multimedia platforms also include a mobile portal and the WFN Fishing Log app for the iPhone, iPad and Android. WFN and WFN HD are available to more than 50 million cable, satellite and telecommunications households throughout the United States, Canada and the Caribbean.