DMA’s founder Rob Beynon is an experienced TV executive who has overseen dozens of news and factual channel start-ups. He is an expert at broadcast and digital strategy, building and managing teams, and has an unrivalled knowledge of international markets.
Rob has managed news channels and programmes for the BBC, ITN, Sky, Star TV, Bloomberg, Dow Jones and CNBC. As DMA’s chief executive he has been personally involved in all the company’s major launches. He oversaw the team behind Rudaw TV, the news and multimedia service in Iraqi Kurdistan, where DMA has been the media partner after five years. He sourced and managed a 30-strong team to launch and produce news output for Arise TV, owned by a Nigerian company and with offices in New York, London, Johannesburg, Lagos and Nairobi. He also ran a recent project with Thomson Reuters to launch an English language news channel for the state broadcaster TRT.