Eddie Gamarra has been named VP, literary affairs, for Nickelodeon and Awesomeness, a new post.
Gamarra, previously VP of studio business development, will source, track and evaluate literary material to option and develop into animated and live-action content.
He will be based in Hollywood and report into Shanna Phelan and Zack Olin, the co-heads of live-action scripted content for Nick, Awesomeness and third-party platforms, and to Ramsey Naito, president of Nickelodeon Animation.
Before joining Nickelodeon, Gamarra was a college professor and services as a literary manager at The Gotham Group.
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