John Malkin

As Executive Vice President, Content Distribution, John Malkin is responsible for leading the network’s distribution efforts across all platforms, including linear (SD and HD) TV Everywhere, VOD, SVOD and digital.

Malkin joins Ovation from the NFL Network where he was VP, Affiliate Distribution. At NFL Network he oversaw and managed key components of the NFL’s television networks, NFLN and NFL RedZone, including affiliate sales, TV Everywhere, and content distribution on both linear and OTT platforms. During his tenure, NFLN distribution increased by 22 million subscribers via carriage deals he secured with Time Warner Cable, Cablevision, Charter and over 400 cable companies in the National Cable Television Co-Op (NCTC).

Previously, Malkin held positions at Fox News, with his most recent being that of VP, Affiliate Marketing and Local Sales where he oversaw the marketing of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network across affiliate and consumer platforms. Prior to Fox News, he was Regional Director at E! Entertainment Television, Regional Sales Manager at MTV Networks, and Regional Sales Manager at Times Mirror Magazines. 

Malkin is a graduate of Indiana University, Bloomington and a member of the Board of the T. Howard Foundation. In 2013, he was named CableFAX’s Affiliate Sales Person of the Year.

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