Off the Fence Taps Former WDR mediagroup Exec for Sales


Stefanie Fischer has been appointed as the new managing director of sales for Off the Fence.

Prior to joining Off the Fence, Fischer held roles as the head of content at the WDR mediagroup, director of content sales at ProSiebenSat.1, sales manager at Sony Pictures in Munich and deputy head of sales of at ZDF Enterprises. She will be based in Off the Fence’s headquarters in Amsterdam and will be responsible for the global exploitation of over 6,500 hours and will represent programming from the likes of Terra Mater Factual Studios, Smithsonian Networks and WE tv.

Ellen Windemuth, CEO of Off the Fence, said: “We look forward to working with Stefanie. She has a true passion for program sales and a deep understanding of what producers and broadcast clients need. She is a team player and has a keen interest in our world. We will benefit from her expertise and her strategic and interpersonal skills.”

Fischer added: “I am very excited about this opportunity and look forward to working for such a highly respected company. Off the Fence has a consistent and clear vision not only to produce documentaries or trade in programming licenses but also to empower audiences to care about our planet.”