Karen Woodcock joined MCN in 2003 after 16 years of leading the Traffic department at the Ten Network. She came into newly created role - Commercial Inventory Director – in order to take on the responsibility of building a traffic team to support a channel portfolio of 21 channels.
In her time at MCN, Karen has been pivotal in building the company’s channel portfolio to 84 channels. The company now transacts over 100,000 spot files a year across 11 transmission regions with a team of 58, and Karen’s team are now affectionately known as the engine room for TV.
As a leader, Karen is highly regarded for motivating a large group of people, and her tireless work in the internal development of the CI team. She has developed a fantastic training and development program which then provides the business with well-trained and equipped staff to either progress within the CI or transition into other departments at MCN.