Alecia Dixon Joins Starz Media

New VP, domestic TV sales, will handle features, original series.

Last Updated: October 12, 2009 @ 10:26 AM

Alecia Dixon has joined Starz Media in the newly created position of vice president of domestic TV sales, with the mandate to expand the company’s domestic TV business.

Gene George, Starz executive VP of worldwide distribution, made the announcement Monday.

Dixon most recently was senior VP of international pay television and digital media at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, where she oversaw MGM’s international pay TV licensing business.

Starz Media recently added feature films from its Overture Films and Anchor Bay Entertainment divisions, as well as original series from Starz Entertainment, to its slate of programming.

Dixon will handle domestic television sales for Overture features including the upcoming Gerard Butler-Jamie Foxx starrer "Law Abiding Citizen," "Pandorum" starring Dennis Quaid and Ben Foster, Robert De Niro-Al Pacino starrer "Righteous Kill" and "Traitor" with Don Cheadle.

She also will handle post-pay TV licensing in the U.S. for series including "Crash" and "Head Case," as well as action drama "Spartacus: Blood and Sand," which premieres in January on Starz.