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HBO Grabs Moloshok from Yahoo!

Home Box Office has named Jim Moloshok to the newly created post of president of media ventures, officials said Wednesday.

Moloshok will be responsible for exploring new opportunities for HBO, focusing on the intersection between innovative content and fast-changing technology. He will report to Carmi Zlotnik, HBO’s executive vice president of original programming, business development and new media.

Moloshok comes to HBO from Yahoo! Inc. (, where he had been since 2002. He most recently served as senior VP of entertainment and content relationships.

Prior to that position, Moloshok was senior VP of media and entertainment, where he oversaw such properties as Yahoo! Movies, Yahoo! TV, Yahoo! Sports, Yahoo! Games, Yahoo! Finance and Yahooligans.

Before Yahoo!, Moloshok spent 11 years at Warner Bros., where he was co-founder and president of Warner Bros. Online.