Workshop: Developing a Global Market for Black Filmed Content
President of Sales & Marketing
Mark Walton is currently President of Sales & Marketing for One Caribbean Television
(OCTV), a 24/7 television network committed to providing news, weather, lifestyle and
entertainment programming for and about the Caribbean.
Prior to this, he was Executive Vice President for Sales & Marketing at The Africa
Channel, a cable television network that offers entertainment and information
programming about Africa and its people.
He was co-founder of Onyx Media Group International, a global TV syndication company
which secured distribution and sponsorship for over fifty (50) independently produced
Mr. Walton has also been a senior executive or management consultant to several
international media and business entities, notably: The Corporate Council on Africa,
Côte Ouest (African TV & film distributors), Moguldom Media Group (web publishers of
AFK Insider and AFK Travel) and UrFilez (cloud-based music service for Africa).
In the film arena, Mr. Walton was Vice President of Marketing at the independent film
distribution company KJM3 Entertainment Group that successfully marketed and
distributed Julie Dash’s award-winning film, Daughters of the Dust and Raoul Peck’s,
The Man by the Shore.
Mr. Walton spent over ten years with the CBS Television Network in New York holding
various management positions in sales and marketing.
For over twenty (20) years, he was as an adjunct instructor in the Media Management
department at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Business and is currently
teaching part-time in the Media Studies department at The New School.
He serves on the Honorary Board of Directors of Sister Cities International as well as on
the Board of Advisors at Boston University’s College of Communication.
In 2013, Mr. Walton received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Boston
University’s College of Communication, where he earned his BS in journalism.
He holds a Master’s from the Yale School of Management.
Company details -
One Caribbean Television (OCTV)