STACI HALLMON PROMOTED TO SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF LIVE EVENTS, BET EXPERIENCE

BET Networks, (a subsidiary of ViacomCBS Inc., NASDAQ: VIACA, VIAC), the nation’s leading provider of quality content for African-American audiences, announced today that Staci Hallmon has been promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager, Live Events, BET Experience, effective immediately. Hallmon will lead strategy, operations, P&L management, sponsorship development, and activation, as well as… Continue reading STACI HALLMON PROMOTED TO SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF LIVE EVENTS, BET EXPERIENCE

Sundance Institute Announces Tabitha Jackson as Festival Director

Sundance Institute announced Tabitha Jackson as the new Director of the Sundance Film Festival. Jackson was chosen from a worldwide search and follows outgoing Director, John Cooper, who served in the role for 11 years and will assume a newly-created Emeritus Director role. An award-winning filmmaker, she has served as Director of the Institute’s Documentary… Continue reading Sundance Institute Announces Tabitha Jackson as Festival Director

Ericka Pittman Joins Viola as Chief Marketing Officer

Viola, a nationwide leader in the production and sale of premium quality cannabis products today announced the appointment of  Ericka Pittman to its executive team as the company’s Chief Marketing Officer. Founded by NBA veteran Al Harrington, Viola is dedicated to producing ultra-premium products rooted in purpose and social equity.  As one of Viola’s newest… Continue reading Ericka Pittman Joins Viola as Chief Marketing Officer

Jessy Terrero’s Cinema Giants Represents Rodrigo Films

Cinema Giants, the US Latin content production management company, founded by film director and producer Jessy Terrero and known for combining pop culture with innovative Latin storytelling in both Spanish and English languages, is now representing Dominican music video director Rodrigo Films.   At 24 years old, Rodrigo has been working with Bad Bunny, Lunay,… Continue reading Jessy Terrero’s Cinema Giants Represents Rodrigo Films

Adrian Nunez Joins Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Sony/ATV Music Publishing today announced the appointment of Adrian Nunez as Vice President, Creative A&R, effective immediately.  In this role, he will scout and sign songwriters, and will initiate and advise on creative projects.  Adrian will report to Danny Strick, Head of U.S. Creative and will be based at the Company’s headquarters in New York City. “I am excited… Continue reading Adrian Nunez Joins Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Dana Baxter to Join Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Sony/ATV Music Publishing today announced the appointment of Dana Baxter as Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, effective November 1.  In this role, she will lead all global communications strategies to further advance Sony/ATV’s evolution and mission of putting songwriters first.  She will report to Jon Platt, Chairman and CEO of Sony/ATV and will be based at… Continue reading Dana Baxter to Join Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Meredith Corporation Names Shona Pinnock Diversity And Inclusion Director

Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com), the leading media and marketing company reaching approximately 180 million American consumers – including nearly 90 percent of U.S. Millennial women – announced today that Shona Pinnock has been named Diversity and Inclusion Director. Pinnock will be responsible for Meredith’s diversity and inclusion programs across all locations and businesses. She… Continue reading Meredith Corporation Names Shona Pinnock Diversity And Inclusion Director

TIDAL Appoints Elliott Wilson As Chief Content Officer

Global music streaming and entertainment platform, TIDAL, is announcing two executive level promotions – Tony Gervino has been appointed to EVP, Editor-in-Chief and Elliott Wilson to Chief Content Officer. Tony will oversee all editorial direction at TIDAL, including leading a team of editors and programmers in multi-genre global playlist curation, as well as the digital… Continue reading TIDAL Appoints Elliott Wilson As Chief Content Officer

Symphonic Distribution Names Brandon Hixon As Head of Black Music Division

Symphonic Distribution, the global distribution and artist marketing company, announces it has hired Brandon Hixon as head of its newly created Black Music Division. With more than 20 years of experience in Global hip-hop business and black music coming out of regions overseas, Hixon’s new role will be based in Symphonic’s Brooklyn office, reporting to… Continue reading Symphonic Distribution Names Brandon Hixon As Head of Black Music Division

LiveXLive Names Rahman Dukes Head Of Urban Programming

LiveXLive Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIVX) (“LiveXLive”), a global digital media company focused on live entertainment, today announced that Rahman Dukes has been named the Head of Urban Programming of LiveXLive.  A digital media pioneer as well as a creator with long-standing relationships with artists, Dukes will create, develop and produce urban programming across LiveXLive’s video… Continue reading LiveXLive Names Rahman Dukes Head Of Urban Programming

Nickelodeon Recruits Ciara, Debbie Gibson and Nick Lachey for ‘America’s Most Musical Family’

NICKELODEON SETS ALL-STAR LINE-UP WITH POP CULTURE SUPERSTARS CIARA, DAVID DOBRIK, DEBBIE GIBSON AND NICK LACHEY FOR NEW MUSIC COMPETITION SERIES, AMERICA’S MOST MUSICAL FAMILY 30 Musical Families Compete for a Recording Contact with Republic Records and a $250,000 Cash Prize Share it: @AmericasMostMusicalFamily #AMMF @nickelodeon Nickelodeon sets the stage with an all-star celebrity lineup… Continue reading Nickelodeon Recruits Ciara, Debbie Gibson and Nick Lachey for ‘America’s Most Musical Family’

Maria Elena Salinas Joins CBS News

Award-winning journalist, anchor and author Maria Elena Salinas is joining CBS News as a contributor, it was announced today by Susan Zirinsky, CBS News President and Senior Executive Producer. Salinas, one of the most recognizable and respected journalists in the country, most notably served as co-anchor of Univision’s evening news program for more than 30… Continue reading Maria Elena Salinas Joins CBS News

Black Enterprise Names Justin Barton as Vice President of Digital Strategy and Partnerships

Black Enterprise, the premier business and financial resource for African Americans, announced today that Justin Barton has joined the company as Vice President of Digital Strategy and Partnerships, overseeing audience growth, product, social and partnerships including all contextual, native and affiliate advertising.  Prior to Black Enterprise, Barton served as Head of Digital Strategy and Analytics… Continue reading Black Enterprise Names Justin Barton as Vice President of Digital Strategy and Partnerships

BET Networks Names Devin Griffin General Manager of BET+

BET Networks announced that Devin Griffin joins the company as General Manager, BET+. The subscription video-on-demand service focused on the African American audience, BET+, will feature more than 1,000 hours of premium content including exclusive new original programming and fan-favorite series, movies, and specials from BET Networks, world-renowned creator Tyler Perry, and a host of… Continue reading BET Networks Names Devin Griffin General Manager of BET+