Disney ups PR exec Brockman


Veteran ABC public relations executive Kevin Brockman has been upped to executive vp global communications at the Disney-ABC Television Group.

Brockman adds oversight for Disney-ABC International TV, publishing unit Hyperion and Buena Vista Prods. to his duties.

He also spearheads corporate, news and entertainment communication for the Disney-ABC TV Group, which includes ABC, Disney Channels Worldwide, cable networks ABC Family and SoapNet, Radio Disney, Walt Disney TV Animation, ABC Studios and ABC corporate initiatives.

Brockman reports to Disney-ABC TV Group president Anne Sweeney and Disney exec vp corporate communications Zenia Mucha.

"Kevin is simply the best of the best," Sweeney said. (partialdiff)