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Senior Manager Acquisitions & Coproductions, Kids
Zia Bales is Senior Manager Acquisitions & Coproductions Kids, WarnerMedia EMEA, working across Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Boing, Cartoonito, Toonami, Toonix and HBO Kids and Family.
In this role, Zia oversees and negotiates shared acquisitions for the EMEA kids’ business, working closely with the local heads of programming and acquisitions of each of the channels and the content heads within EMEA. In addition, Zia works closely with production and coproduction partners to provide creative consultation throughout the development and production of select series, including ‘Taffy’, an original series for Boomerang with Cyber Group and ‘Mush Mush and the Mushables’.
Zia joined Turner in 2013. Prior to this she held an Acquisitions role at Disney. Zia has a background in Television Production having held various positions in Production Management.