Sophie Turner Laing

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Garry Blight, John Plunkett, Frances Perraudin

08, Dec, 2014 @7:00 AM

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Endemol president to take same role in production company joint venture
Tim Hincks will report to Sophie Turner Laing in ‘mega indie’ that includes MasterChef maker Shine and American Idol parent Core Media. By John Plunkett

John Plunkett

27, Oct, 2014 @4:56 PM

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Elisabeth Murdoch set to quit television production company Shine Group
21st Century Fox now merging Shine with Big Brother-maker Endemol and Core Media, which produces American Idol

Chris Johnston

01, Oct, 2014 @5:02 PM

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Sophie Turner Laing to head merged Endemol and Shine
Former BSkyB content chief will take charge of global TV production business encompassing MasterChef and Big Brother. By Jason Deans

Jason Deans

29, Sep, 2014 @9:49 AM

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Sophie Turner Laing to leave BSkyB
Executive with responsibility for all non-sport Sky content who launched of Sky Atlantic and Sky Arts leaves after 11 years. By John Reynolds

John Reynolds

30, May, 2014 @11:07 AM

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Sky to maintain £600m UK content pledge despite Premier League costs
Sophie Turner Laing says rumours of cuts are not true and investment in UK shows will continue for at least two more years. By Tara Conlan

Tara Conlan

02, May, 2014 @11:26 AM

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Sophie Turner Laing | MediaGuardian 100 2013

Job: managing director, content, BSkyB
Age: 52
Industry: broadcasting
2012 ranking: 45

01, Sep, 2013 @8:44 PM

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Sophie Turner Laing | MediaGuardian 100 2012

Job: managing director, entertainment and news, BSkyB
Age: 51
Industry: broadcasting
2011 ranking: 64

16, Sep, 2012 @8:32 PM

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Sophie Turner Laing | MediaGuardian 100 2011

Job: managing director, entertainment, broadcast operations and news, BSkyB
Age: 50
Industry: broadcasting, digital media
Annual programming budget: £700m
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24, Jul, 2011 @6:36 PM

Sky chief caught on the hop | Media Monkey
Media Monkey: Sophie Turner-Laing breaks a bone in her foot

Monkey

20, Apr, 2011 @2:29 PM

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Sky's Sophie Turner Laing defends its investment in programming
Head of entertainment and news attacks Mark Thompson's role in News Corp takeover row. By Tara Conlan

Tara Conlan

01, Nov, 2010 @7:00 AM

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BSkyB to start interviews for Sky1 controller job
Sophie Turner Laing is expected to begin interviewing candidates for the vacant Sky1 controller job over the next fortnight. By Leigh Holmwood

Leigh Holmwood

09, Jan, 2009 @7:15 AM

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