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Revolt Media and TV has named Roma Khanna CEO. Formerly president of MGM Studios (Television + Digital Group), Khanna will report to chairman Sean “Diddy” Combs and the board of directors in her new role focused on growing and expanding multiplatform music and culture content.
“As Revolt continues to grow as a brand and expand globally, I knew we needed a seasoned executive with a proven track record to keep the momentum going and help me lead the network into the future,” said Combs in a statement. “Roma is that person. She has the experience and tenacity to build on Revolt’s success as we continue to influence content and culture around the world.”
At MGM, Khanna was responsible for developing shows including Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale as well as producing FX’s Fargo. Prior to her role at MGM, Khannaoversaw the expansion of 14 to 70 channels for NBC Universal’s global entertainment as president of international networks and digital initiatives.
“After decades of building large-scale businesses in TV and media, I am excited to have the opportunity to work alongside visionary Sean Combs to get hands-on and redefine content models with a view to building a modern, relevant, global cultural brand,” said Khanna in a statement. “Revolt is ready to create and curate content and super-serve its audience on its own TV platform and beyond, living and breathing with its audience wherever they might be.”
Khanna, who also serves on the Peabody Awards’ board of directors, will be based in Los Angeles.
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