O’Donnell Joins DIC

Kevin O’Donnell was named senior VP of creative affairs at DIC Entertainment, coming in-house after working extensively with the company on various projects as co-founder of his own company, Poet’s Road.

In his new job, O’Donnell will work closely with DIC Chairman and CEO Andy Heyward and with Mike Maliani, DIC’s chief creative officer, to develop and produce animated series, including shows created using computer-generated-imaging. O’Donnell began his production career at Dick Clark Productions.

Paige Albiniak

Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.