According to the report of 30th July, Sarah Barnett is all set to bow out from her position of president after Labor Day. She has stated “This is a year that has confronted us with radical change on multiple fronts” and she continued with,
“After a lot of consideration – and with a slightly breaking heart – I have decided that it is the right time for me to follow my curiosity and leave things in the very capable hands of the outstanding team at AMC Networks. Shaping stories and connecting them to audiences alongside brilliant people inside and outside of this company has been a unique joy and privilege for the past 11 years……Ed Carroll and Josh Sapan gave me many rich opportunities to build great brands and take creative risks in the pursuit of exciting television, I am so thankful to them for that. I leave with gratitude and huge affection for all my AMC Networks colleagues who will continue to make and do great things.”
After she let people know this decision, COO of AMC Network Ed Carrol said “Sarah came to AMC Networks more than a decade ago, when we acquired Sundance Channel,” she also added…
She immediately put her stamp on Sundance with fresh, impactful storytelling like Rectify and Top of the Lake which continued when she took the reins of BBC AMERICA, growing Orphan Black, the network’s natural history franchises and developing the critical and audience hit Killing Eve…
To give you more insights of Sarah Barnett Journey, here are some details.
When Burnett joined this company, it was named Sundance TV back in 2008 as SVP of marketing. Since then she has been working and later, she was promoted to the president as well as general manager in 2009. She has started her career with BBC in London and worked there for 12 years straight.
Hence, deciding to leave a position is indeed a tough call that Sarah has made. However, we hope the best for her.
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