Disney Plus is expanding its content department as the streaming service has made a hire for a newly created international programming role.

Chris Loveall is now vice president of content for international, working on developing and production for original series as well as acquisitions outside the US.

Loveall has worked at AMC Networks, BBC America and SundanceTV channels, as well as ABC Signature Studios and The CW.

Matt Brodlie, senior vice president for international content development, said: ‘Chris has great instincts and a deep understanding of storytelling opportunities in the international marketplace.

‘He will be a tremendous asset as we grow a rich, diverse slate of original content that builds on the Disney Plus storytelling ethos in ways that are unique to each of our international markets.’

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