Sophie Turner Laing

BskyB Managing Director, Content

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Broadcasting, Media
7th September 1960
Oakdene School, Buckinghamshire

Sophie Turner Laing was appointed Managing Director of Content at BskyB in 2007. She has overall responsibility for Sky’s entertainment and news channels including Sky 1 and Sky News. She started her TV career at Henson International Television and co-founded HIT entertainment. She went on to spend five years the BBC, holding a number of senior roles.

In 2010 she joined BAFTA as vice president, having been a member since 2001 and a trustee on its board since 2006.


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