Gravity Media has announced the appointment of Steve Norris as its new director of production and content.
Norris joins the company from BT Sport where he was head of commercial sports rights for the past seven years. He has also worked for Ten Sports in Asia.
Commenting on his appointment, Norris said: “The media landscape is changing dramatically, from a commercial, technological and viewer perspective. With the rise in OTT TV and the arrival into mainstream broadcasting of Facebook, Apple, Amazon and DAZN, now is the perfect time to be joining such an ambitious, dynamic and relevant company.
“Whenever I’ve worked alongside Gravity Media, I’ve always been impressed with the experience and diligence of its team and their pragmatic approach to project management and I’m really looking forward to getting started.”
John Newton, CEO at Gravity Media, added: “Having someone of Steve’s calibre come on board provides a great opportunity for Gravity Media to continue our global expansion. He has already stamped a significant footprint on the global sports rights and broadcasting industry, and we’re delighted to be able to enhance our team with his expertise.”