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TV3 new boss

TV3 has announced the appointment of Stephen Grant as director of online.

This is a new position and reflects the growing significance of online strategy for TV3 Group, the station said.

Mr Grant is a senior figure within the advertising industry in Ireland.

He has extensive commercial broadcast media experience, having been sales manager for TV3 and set-up the Sky ad-sales business in Ireland.

Most recently, he has been involved with TV3 on a consultancy basis on a number of projects, including TV3's acquisition of Channel 6.