Sports media professional Kay Dammholz has been appointed as an advisor to Gravity Media in Germany and the rest of continental Europe.
Kay will be working with Ed Tischler, Managing Director for Gravity Media in the UK & Europe, and Steve Norris, Director of Production & Content for Gravity Media on developing new business opportunities in the German and other European markets.
As the media and production industry recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic and begins to reinvent itself, Kay’s vast experience in sports broadcasting and of working with sports federations will assist Gravity Media to be at the forefront of the industry’s rejuvenation in 2021.
Kay founded multi-skilled sports marketing boutique agency SASS Media in 2018 and specialises in international media rights, sports sponsorship, and investments advisory in sports.
Kay studied economics at the University of Constance, as well as international business at the French business school EAP/ESCP in Oxford, Madrid, and Paris. After starting his career in sports marketing agencies like ISL/Challenge, Sportfive and Kentaro, he took global responsibility for the Bundesliga’s international media rights sales as Vice President Sales for DFL Sports Enterprises from 2008 to 2016. More recently, Kay Dammholz played a key role in the development and success of the disruptive sports streaming provider DAZN as Managing Director Rights & Distribution (DACH).
Steve Norris, Director of Production & Content for Gravity Media, commented:
“Kay brings over 20 years of industry experience and excellent international contacts to assist in developing Gravity Media in Germany and the rest of continental Europe as a market-leading provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services to content owners, creators and distributors.”
Kay Dammholz added:
“I am looking forward to working with Ed and Steve to continue to develop and grow Gravity Media’s presence across Europe. Together we will identify business cases and define & offer production & content solutions for broadcasters, rights owners and other players in the sports media spectrum.”
About Gravity Media
Gravity Media is a leading global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services to content owners, creators and distributors. We use the collective pull of our people and resources to capture, craft and create world-class content that inspires and excites. Our 500 people serve clients across the sport, media, news and entertainment industries from bases in the UK, Australia, USA, France, Germany and Qatar.
Gravity Media is a brand-new company with a 30-year pedigree, a force to be reckoned with formed by the coming together of four well known broadcast and production houses: Gearhouse Broadcast, HyperActive Broadcast, Input Media and Chief Entertainment.
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