Karen Barragan takes vp post at Sony TV

PR exec has shepherded  'Rescue Me,' 'Boondocks'

Karen Barragan has been upped to vp media relations at Sony Pictures Television, overseeing publicity efforts for broadcast, cable and digital series and made-for-television movies.

Barragan, who was executive director of media relations, joined SPT in 2004. In that time, she has helped launch campaigns for series including FX's "Rescue Me," AMC's "Breaking Bad" and Adult Swim's "The Boondocks." She reports to SPT president of marketing Robert Oswaks.

Meanwhile, Caroline Mendoza has been hired as director of media relations in SPT's New York office. Mendoza, who was PR manager at AMC, will oversee publicity for FX's "Damages" and "Rescue Me" and ABC's upcoming "The Unusuals" as well as help with the promotion of TV movies.
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