EPL swoop for FIFA’s TV Chief

7 May 2019

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Photo: Getty Images The EPL have appointed Josh Smith as Global Head of Media Sales. He will start in October as the EPL gear up to talks ahead of the next tv rights deal, which will commence in 2022.

Josh Smith to lead the EPL’s media sales ahead of the next round of TV rights negotiations.

Smith was previously BT Sport’s commercial director and worked on Champions League media rights.

New wave of broadcasters expected to form cornerstone of future rights deals.

James Corbett corbett@offthepitch.com

The EPL have appointed FIFA’s Director of TV, Josh Smith, to head up its media sales ahead of the start of the next round of TV rights negotiations.

Smith will take on the role of Global Head of Media Sales in October as the EPL gear up to talks ahead of the next rights deal, which will commence in 2022.

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