Former Rush Media Company Vice President of Business Development will oversee turnkey production packaging services, business development and Gravity Media’s own productions
Los Angeles, CA – Gravity Media, the leading global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services to content owners, creators and distributors, has appointed Will Wright as Head of Production & Content and Executive Producer for Gravity Media in the USA. Will joins the Senior Leadership Team in the USA to drive Gravity Media’s turnkey production services in North America and to head up its productions function.
After a few years as a producer and director in the sports and entertainment sectors, Will joined Los Angeles-based Golden Boy Promotions as Head of Production & Coordinating Producer in 2015. Here he oversaw productions on multiple major networks, sitting on the executive team that oversaw the launch of many industry-changing initiatives.
On joining Rush Media Company in 2019, Will oversaw expansion of new business opportunities and partnerships while also packaging, producing, and directing events for major sports broadcast networks.
As Head of Production & Content and Executive Producer for Gravity Media in the USA, Will will be responsible for leading turnkey production packaging services and business development. He will also be responsible for producing and directing live events for Gravity Media and managing key relationships with broadcast network partners serving in his role as Executive Producer over Gravity Media’s Productions.
Will Wright commented: “John Newton and his team have built an amazing company and have established Gravity Media as a leader in the broadcast industry worldwide. I am excited to work for a company that not only has an amazing pedigree but is positioned to continue to innovate, grow, and expand. I am grateful to John, Michael Harabin, Eamonn Dowdall, Steve Norris and the rest of the team here at Gravity Media for entrusting me to play such an important role in its next stage of development.”
Michael Harabin, President of Gravity Media (USA), commented: “Having Will on our team means we can continue to further develop our turnkey production services capabilities. His extensive expertise of operating in the field and passion and enthusiasm for broadcasting will be a great asset and makes him a perfect fit for Gravity Media. We are excited to have Will on the team.”
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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