Stornoway Communications hires Kate Tinnerman as sales director

The industry veteran will handle affiliate relations with the specialty broadcaster's partners, and develop new partnerships.

Indie broadcaster Stornoway Communications has hired Kate Tinnerman as director of sales and affiliate relations.

Tinnerman will stick-handle affiliate relations with Stornoway’s broadcast partners, and develop partnerships.

“Kate has a track record of making things happen, on time and beyond expectations,” Martha Fusca, president and CEO of Stornoway Communications, said in a statement Friday on news of the appointment.

Tinnerman comes to Stornoway after executive stints at Toys-R-Us, Polygram Filmed Entertainment, Sony Music, Paramount Pictures and Morningstar Entertainment.

Stornoway runs a stable of Canadian specialty channels, including ichannel, The Pet Network and bpm:tv.