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  1. Jonathan Gordon Joins Annapurna Pictures as President of Production

    12:38 pm PDT 05/27/2014
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    Having served as one of the producers of "American Hustle," he will now oversee development and production for Megan Ellison's company. READ MORE

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  2. CAA Adds Literary Agent David Larabell

    10:00 am PDT 05/21/2014
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    His clients have included best-selling authors Joe McGinnis, John U. Bacon, Nick Schuyler and Jeré Longman. READ MORE

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  3. Prodigy PR Launches Social Media and Internet Marketing Division

    11:12 am PDT 05/15/2014
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    The agency has tapped Ashley Fontaine, who cut her teeth as Ashton Kutcher’s digital strategist, to serve as executive vp/head of digital. READ MORE

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  4. APA Partner Barry K. McPherson Joins Agency’s Board of Directors (Exclusive)

    9:00 am PDT 05/12/2014
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    The New York talent head has been with APA for 22 years. READ MORE

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  5. Paradigm Agent Fred Hashagen Joins UTA

    12:48 pm PDT 05/02/2014
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    The New York City-based rep's clients include "Saturday Night Live" castmembers Kate McKinnon and John Milhiser. READ MORE

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  6. Sound Pros Joe Dzuban, Darren 'Sunny' Warkentin Board Todd-Soundelux

    11:37 am PDT 04/15/2014
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    Sound editor and mixer Dzuban's credits include 'The Conjuring' and upcoming 'Annabelle;' sound editor/designer Warkentin is working on 'November Man.' READ MORE

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  7. Gersh Adds Producer Robyn Nash as VP Unscripted TV Packaging (Exclusive)

    12:05 pm PDT 04/14/2014
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    The reality department also has promoted coordinator Laura McDonald to agent. READ MORE

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  8. Former DailyCandy GM Alison Moore to Lead NBCUniversal's TV Everywhere Initiative

    7:54 am PDT 04/09/2014
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    The executive is one of the few staffers from the recently shuttered site who was able to stay at the Comcast-owned company. READ MORE

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  9. CAA Promotes Eight to Agent or Executive

    9:00 am PDT 04/07/2014
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    The elevations include three to the exec ranks. READ MORE

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  10. Oxygen Development VP David Gross Joins CAA as TV Agent (Exclusive)

    4:03 pm PDT 03/28/2014
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    At Oxygen Media, Gross developed reality series such as "My Shopping Addiction," "Tanisha Gets Married" and "Find Me My Man." READ MORE

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  11. Katie Nelson Thomson Joins 'Last Week Tonight With John Oliver'

    10:13 am PDT 03/25/2014
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    She will be the senior talent producer on the weekly HBO series after a stint on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight." READ MORE

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  12. Literary Agent Alexandra Machinist Joins ICM Partners

    2:38 pm PDT 03/17/2014
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    The New York-based agent, who represents best-selling authors including Kevin Kwan and Koethi Zan, is coming from Janklow & Nesbit. READ MORE

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  13. UTA Taps Former Summit Exec Alex Fragen for Global Distribution Post

    11:30 am PST 03/06/2014
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    Fragen will help clients identify a diverse array of platforms for their projects in his newly created role. READ MORE

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  14. Nickelodeon Names Two Veteran Senior Executives to New Posts

    11:42 am PST 01/24/2014
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    Sarah Noonan and Jay Schmalholz will transition to new senior vp positions. READ MORE

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  15. Entertainment Agency Peleton Acquires Todd Berger's Creative Media

    9:00 am PST 01/24/2014
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    Agent Dan Pine will relocate to Los Angeles to open the company's first West Coast offices. READ MORE

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  16. 'Container Wars' Producer Expands Creative Team

    5:00 am PST 01/24/2014
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    Rob Lobl has been promoted to executive vp development and current, while Elyse Seder has joined as vp development. READ MORE

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  17. Xbox Entertainment Studios Hires Unscripted Head

    10:06 am PST 01/23/2014
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    Former AMC executive Ari Mark has joined Nancy Tellem's company. READ MORE

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  18. Dow Jones CEO Lex Fenwick Exits

    2:12 pm PST 01/21/2014
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    William Lewis has been named interim CEO, while the company announced plans to review "the institutional strategy of Dow Jones with an eye towards changes that will deliver even more value to its customers." READ MORE

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  19. WME Taps Former Microsoft Exec Peter Klein as CFO

    11:14 am PST 12/23/2013
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    UPDATED: Peter Klein will be the CFO of the merged WME and IMG, as well, as backer Silver Lake reportedly takes a 51 percent stake in the combined company READ MORE

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  20. Disney Channels Promotes Multiplatform Programming Exec (Exclusive)

    7:00 am PST 12/17/2013
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    Katharine Linke, who joined Disney in 2000, has been upped. READ MORE

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  21. Catherine Powell Named Managing Director of Walt Disney Company Australia and New Zealand

    6:08 pm PST 12/16/2013
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    She will relocate from London in July for her new position, replacing the retiring John Cracknell. READ MORE

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