Richelle Parham. Image courtesy of Universal Music Group
These are the most notable hires, promotions, and departures within the media community in the last week. For executive news updated daily, check out The Org's People on the Move.
Condé Nast announced Monday that Versha Sharma, a managing editor at NowThis, will become Teen Vogue’s new Editor-in-Chief. The move comes two months after its last editor pick resigned. Source | Full Story
The Washington Post has named veteran journalist Sally Buzbee as its first-ever female Executive Editor, effective June 1. She succeeds Martin Baron, who retired at the end of February after eight years in charge of the 143-year-old news organization. Source | Full Story
The Walt Disney Company and Craig Hunegs, the President of Entertainment for Walt Disney Television, have decided to part ways and the end of the month. The decision was reportedly made by Hunegs, who has been with the entertainment titan for the past two years. Source | Full Story
Sony Pictures Entertainment-owned Columbia Pictures has promoted Brittany Morrissey from VP of Production to SVP Production. She will report to Sanford Panitch, Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group President Sanford Panitch. Source
Universal Music Group has appointed Richelle Parham to the newly created role of President of Global E-Commerce and Business Development. She joins from WestRiver Group, where she served as Managing Director. Source
The Silent House Group and been restructured into three separate companies — Silent House Studios, Silent House Events and Silent House Productions. Alongside the expansion, the company has hired Mark Bracco as President and Linda Gierahn as Chief Content Officer & Head of Production of Silent House Productions. Source
Universal Pictures' Studio Group division has hired Jennifer Gwartz as an EVP and tasked Scott Nemes to run a new IP-focused division. Gwartz previously served as EVP of Development at Disney Television Studios. Source
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