Cohn senior vp at MTVN Kids


Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group has named Doug Cohn to the newly created position of senior vp music marketing and talent.

In this role he will spearhead the group's music business, promoting new and existing Nickelodeon music franchises.

The news follows the announcement that Nickelodeon recently partnered with Sony Music Label Group to co-develop, co-produce and co-finance television and music projects during the next four years. The first joint venture is "The Naked Brothers Band" original music soundtrack, to be released Tuesday Oct. 9.

Cohn serves as the soundtrack's executive in charge of music and is responsible for the marketing and creative execution for the CD release. He will oversee the product management for future Sony/Nickelodeon music releases and help in the development of any music-themed television series.

Before joining Nickelodeon, Cohn held various posts in his 13 years at Atlantic Records. Most recently, he served as senior vp video promotion and production.