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Verve has hired MiTu executive Gina Reyes as a television literary agent, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned.
At the Latino millennial-focused digital media brand, Reyes served as vp scripted TV and film development. Prior to that, she spent five years at Fox, starting as a creative executive and then director for the company’s writers lab, TV directors lab and its filmmakers lab with AFI, and five years at Salma Hayek and MGM’s Ventanazul shingle, working in feature development. She began her career as an assistant at ICM.
Reyes serves on the boards of arts education nonprofit Young Storytellers, the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative and the NALIP Women’s Board.
“Gina’s hire points to Verve’s passion for reaching deeper in order to discover and support underrepresented voices,” Verve’s partnership said in a joint statement. “Her excellent taste and wealth of experience, paired with her ability to identify talent, make her an ideal addition to Verve’s team.”
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