Bettina Hollings First Woman to Head New Zealand Network

Bettina Hollings will become New Zealand’s first female to head a major network when she assumes the reign of General Manager of CanWest Global Communications Corp.’s second network. Hollings will continue to serve as the Associate Director of Programming for TV3, the Corp.’s existing channel. Gerry Noble, Vice-President of Operation for CanWest, commented on the appointment, “Bettina, who has been with CanWest and TV3 for the past two years, has made a huge contribution to the growth of TV3, and this appointment recognizes her outstanding ability and proven record of success. TV4, which will go to air later this year, will be focused on entertainment programming, which is widely recognized in the industry as Bettina’s specialty.”


Reuters - March 6, 1997

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