Maker Studios Content Chief McPherson Departs

Erin McPherson, chief content officer at Maker Studios, has left the Disney-owned network. She joined Maker in November 2013.

VideoInk initially reported McPherson's departure. A Maker spokesperson confirmed her exit and would not add specifics other than calling it a "mutual agreement" with the company.

"Maker does not have any immediate plans to replace her role," added the spokesperson.

Prior to joining Maker, McPherson had been programming chief at Yahoo.

Disney acquired Maker Studios in 2014.

Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.