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Next Gen 2010: Hollywood's Young Guns

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    Jocelyn Diaz
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    Jocelyn Diaz, 33
    VP drama series, HBO Entertainment

    Diaz was all set to study international relations at Georgetown when she landed a P.A. job on Disney's Teacher's Pet 2. She never looked back. Now the Vienna, Va., native is a key player behind such shows as HBO's Boardwalk Empire and Big Love and is anticipating next year's Game of Thrones, a medieval fantasy series. The former ICM assistant and ABC exec, who lived in Spain during college, has a self-professed travel addiction that focuses on Latin American countries because she speaks the language. "When you travel, you get a chance to see what other people are trying to make in their film and television entertainment, which gives you an idea of what [they feel] about in their own culture."

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