Dana Strong has joined Comcast Cable as president, consumer services, heading up go-to-market strategy for the MSO’s consumer services. She most recently served as president and chief operating officer of U.K. cable firm Virgin Media.
David George was named CEO of ITV America, which includes Leftfield Pictures, Sirens Media, Loud TV and Outpost Entertainment. He had been president of the company.
MarkGordon has been named president and chief content officer, film, television and digital at Entertainment One, leading all of the studio’s creative units. eOne will also acquire the remaining 49% of The Mark Gordon Co. for $209 million.
Verizon Communications unit Oath has tapped KathrynFriedrich as chief business officer, RYOT Studio. She comes from Thrive Global, where she was chief marketing and revenue officer.
True-crime network Investigation Discovery has elevated WinonaMeringolo to senior vice president of development. She had been VP of development for ID and American Heroes Channel.
Kari McFarland has joined WE tv as vice president of original programming, overseeing original series currently in development. She comes from VH1, where she was VP, production and development.
Jennifer Rogers Doyle was elevated to senior vice president, brand development and integrated planning, a new post, at DISNEY CHANNELS WORLDWIDE. She had been VP, franchise management … ENTERTAINMENT ONE also tapped Steve Bertram as president, film, television and digital, overseeing all commercial and distribution operations … OATH has also hired Karen Schmidt as vice president, head of B2B field marketing. She had been VP, global head of sales enablement for American Express’s Global Commercial Services division. … Ezra Cooperstein has joined ROOSTER TEETH, a digitally focused entertainment and media company, as president. … Also at WE TV, David Stefanou was elevated to senior vice president, original programming and development, from VP; and Sitarah Pendelton-Eaglin was upped to vice president, original programming, from executive producer.
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