Ascent taps Erika Callahan

Names her vp, global marketing and communications

Ascent Media Group -- which owns a collection of Hollywood postproduction companies and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Holding Company -- has named Erika Callahan to the newly created position of vp, global marketing and communications.

Earlier, she was a partner in the independent marketing and distribution firm Beyond the Box Productions and a former vp of worldwide corporate marketing and promotions at Warner Bros. In her new role, she will report to Ascent senior vp Tom Kuehle.