Paula Cohen McHarg

Paula Cohen McHarg

Senior Sales Manager, CEE, Italy, Greece, Russia & Ukraine, Africa, and Middle East, Keshet International

Paula is responsible for the distribution of all Keshet International formats and finished series to CEE, Italy, Greece, Russia & Ukraine, Africa, and Middle East. Prior to working across this extensive region, she focused on Western European territories.

Paula is responsible for the sale of many of KI’s popular formats and finished series which have travelled across CEE, CIS, Africa, and Middle East under her direction.

She oversees an eclectic catalogue that includes the premium drama series Prisoners of War which has aired in over 65 countries to date, including the US on Hulu; BBC One’s remake of the KI family drama The A Word; crime drama The Paper, the first Croatian series picked up by Netflix globally; award winning ‘buddy’ comedy Traffic Light which has been remade in Russia, Lithuania, Slovakia, and Greece; and romantic comedy The Baker & The Beauty which was picked up Amazon Prime globally. Non-scripted titles include the variety game show Who’s On Top which has recently aired in Serbia, explosive game show BOOM! which has enjoyed great success in Hungary, and Sure or Insure which aired daily in Poland.

Paula joined Keshet International in 2013 after relocating from the United States to Israel. She holds a B.A. and an M.A. in Media Studies and Communication and had previously worked in the legal field. Upon joining Keshet’s sales team, she was able to merge her knowledge and expertise of law and business with her passion for film and television.