STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) today announced that Adam Weinstein has joined as Senior Vice President of Programming Acquisition. Weinstein will serve as a key negotiator in acquiring and renewing agreements with programmers for the distribution of content, including linear, On Demand and out-of-home streaming rights across multiple platforms. Weinstein will report to Tom Montemagno, Charter's Executive Vice President of Programming Acquisition.
"I had the pleasure of working with Adam for more than eight years at Cablevision and I know he will be a valuable addition to the Charter team," said Montemagno. "Adam brings with him a wealth of industry knowledge, a keen understanding of the today's complex rights structures, and a track record of success in negotiating with broadcast television stations, national cable networks, regional sports networks and foreign language channels."
Weinstein joins Charter from Cablevision Systems Corporation where he served in various leadership roles since 2008 including, most recently, as Senior Vice President, Programming Acquisition. Prior to joining Cablevision, Weinstein served for 10 years in various positions on the Affiliate Sales team at AMC Networks.
In 2013, Weinstein was honored as part of the 2014 Multichannel News 40 Under 40 class. Weinstein earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts, magna cum laude, in Communications from Long Island University, C.W. Post.
Charter (NASDAQ: CHTR) is a leading broadband communications company and the second largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including Spectrum TV™ video entertainment programming, Spectrum Internet™ access, and Spectrum Voice™. Spectrum Business™ similarly provides scalable, tailored, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to business organizations, such as business-to-business Internet access, data networking, business telephone, video and music entertainment services, and wireless backhaul. Charter's advertising sales and production services are sold under the Spectrum Reach™ brand. More information about Charter can be found at charter.com.
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