Participant taps Sakson


Jeffrey Sakson has joined Participant Media as vp, publicity, reporting to exec vps of marketing Buffy Shutt and Kathy Jones.

Sakson will be responsible for overseeing publicity efforts for all Participant film releases and social action campaigns related to its films as well as corporate communications.

Sakson previously worked with Shutt and Jones at Universal, where he spent 22 years, rising to the position of senior vp, publicity.