Vishnu Athreya

Executive Director
Programming, Acquisitions & Development
Turner International Asia Pacific Limited

Vishnu Athreya is Executive Director, Programming, Acquisitions & Development for Turner International Asia Pacific. Based in Hong Kong, Vishnu is responsible for content programming strategy for Turner’s Southeast Asian markets. He is also responsible for developing and planning Turner’s acquisition and original content strategy for the company’s kids’ networks across the region, spearheading strategic relationships with various content providers to maximize partnerships in order to secure the best content possible for Turner. Prior to his current role, Vishnu was also Senior Programming Manager, Cartoon Network, India & South Asia, responsible for the development of Cartoon Network’s programming strategy, including commissioning, acquiring and scheduling for the channel in India and South Asia. An alumni of St Stephens College, Delhi and a graduate of the Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad, Vishnu has also worked at the Mid Day group’s radio channel, Channel [V] and MediaCom India.

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