Position Vacant – Sport Operations Manager (Northern Territory)

first_imgAre you looking for a thrilling career in the sports industry?  Touch Football Australia is seeking suitably qualified applicants for the key leadership position of Sport Operations Manager – Northern Territory, based in our NT branch office, Darwin.  To view the Position Description, please click on the attachment below. Applications for this opportunity close at 5pm CST, Friday, 22 May 2015.  For further information or to lodge your application for this career opportunity, please email careers@austouch.com.au.Related Filespd_sops_sport_ops_manager_updated_format-pdfRelated LinksPosition Vacantlast_img read more

Rep Noble announces FIRST Robotics grants to local schools

first_img12Jan Rep. Noble announces FIRST Robotics grants to local schools State Rep. Jeff Noble today announced a combined grant award of $18,100 to FIRST Robotics programs at Northville Public Schools and Plymouth-Canton Community Schools from the Michigan Department of Education.Northville’s Robostangs and Redbulls robotics teams were awarded $2,500 and $1,300 respectively, with Plymouth-Canton receiving over $14,000 to 26 programs ranging from elementary to high-school levels.“I’m very proud of Northville and Plymouth-Canton schools for securing this important funding,” Noble said. “It is essential to continue providing opportunities and funding to our students, teachers, and school districts.”FIRST is an international educational organization focusing on the development and implementation of science and technology in schools. The Michigan Department of Education awarded over $2.5 million in grants to FIRST programs in public and non-public schools this year. Since 2014, Michigan has invested over $12 million to FIRST programs.PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jeff Noble with students from Northville’s Robostangs robotics team during the Michigan Association of Computer Users and Learning Annual Technology Showcase in December. Categories: Noble Newslast_img read more

Sonja Brugger Fox Networks Group FNG Europe and

first_imgSonja BruggerFox Networks Group (FNG) Europe and Africa has appointed Sky buyer Sonja Brugger as vice president of acquisitions across the regions.Brugger will be based in London and begin her new role in October.She will lead content strategy and acquisitions. The regional operations include Fox branded channel feeds and the new non-linear product, Fox+, which was launched in France, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Greece.Brugger will join FNG Europe & Africa after nine years at paycaster Sky. She is currently VP of content strategy and acquisitions at Sky Germany.Diego Londono, COO at FNG Europe & Africa, said: “Sonja is a seasoned professional with over 20 years’ industry experience.“Her experience in both acquisition and content strategy, combined with her understanding of broadcaster and platform environments across basic pay, free-to-air and VOD will be hugely beneficial to our organisation as we continue to invest in must-have content and innovate in ways to make this content accessible.”UK culture, media and sport secretary of state Karen Bradley recently said she was minded to refer FNG parent 21st Century Fox’s proposed takeover of Sky to the country’s competition watchdog.last_img read more

Netflix has ordered a supernaturalthemed original

first_imgNetflix has ordered a supernatural-themed original drama produced by UK-based New Pictures, DTVE sister title TBI has discovered.The eight-episode series will be led by All3Media-backed New Pictures’ founders Charlie Pattinson, Elaine Pyke and Willow Grylls.Creators of the series are Hania Elkington (The North London Book of the Dead) and Simon Duric (The Crown, Black Mirror).The untitled series is being billed as an emotional love story thriller with supernatural twists about two teenage runaways.A source described the series as mixing “Stranger Things with Skins“.A Netflix rep confirmed shooting will take place in the UK and Norway and the series will be executive produced by Farren Blackburn, alongside the New Pictures three founders.New Pictures has produced well-known series The Missing for BBC One and Starz as well as Indian Summers for Channel 4 and WGBH.In March, New Pictures began filming for a psychological thriller named Requiem, which will be produced for Netflix as well as BBC One.The new drama also follows a string of international originals currently commissioned by Netflix including Taiwanese show Bardo, its second Spanish original, Elite, and an untitled show in Turkey, and commissioned New Pictures stablemate Seven Stories to create India-set cricket drama Selection Day.Netflix also found success with another teen-themed drama, 13 Reasons Why.last_img read more