Zia Bales is Senior Acquisitions Manager EMEA for the Kids’ Channels at Turner Broadcasting, working across Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Boing and Cartoonito. In this role, Zia oversees and negotiates shared acquisitions for Turner Broadcasting’s EMEA kids business, working closely with the local heads of programming and acquisitions of each of the channels and the content heads within EMEA.

Zia has been at Turner since 2013. Prior to this came from an Acquisitions role at Disney. Zia has a background in Television Production having held various positions in Production Management.