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Mike Clark

‘USA Today’s’ Mike Clark Joins ‘Home Media Magazine’

December 10, 2009

Celebrated film critic Mike Clark has joined Home Media Magazine.

Veteran Blockbuster Spokesperson Departs

December 01, 2009

Randy Hargrove, senior director of corporate communications for Blockbuster Inc., has left the company to pursue other interests.

Borders Taps Dandy

November 24, 2009

Borders Group has named Bill Dandy SVP of marketing.

Brett Levisohn

Trailer Park Expands Advanced Content Group, Names Levisohn Executive Producer

November 24, 2009

Trailer Park has expanded its Advanced Content Group, which produces content for DVD, Blu-ray Discs and digitally delivered video, and has named Brett Levisohn its executive producer.


Lasorsa Named SVP of Marketing at MGM

November 23, 2009

Matt Lasorsa has been named SVP of MGM domestic marketing for 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Arturo Chavez

Olympusat Taps Ex-Lionsgate Exec Chavez

November 16, 2009

Independent television network services company Olympusat has hired former Lionsgate executive Arturo Chavez as GM of its Hispanic-owned and operated networks.


Epix Taps McKinnon for Original Programming

November 12, 2009

Epix, the entertainment venture started between MGM, Lionsgate and Viacom’s Paramount Pictures, has named Laverne McKinnon EVP of original programming and development.

Bob Chapek

Disney Ups Bob Chapek to Distribution President

November 11, 2009

Bob Chapek, president of Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, has been promoted to president of distribution for Walt Disney Studios.

Vivendi Promotes Macias

November 09, 2009

Vivendi Entertainment has been promoted Yolanda Macias to EVP of business development and acquisitions, according to Vivendi Entertainment president Tom O’Malley. She previously served as SVP of business development and acquisitions.

GameStop Names New SVP, GM for Digital Business

November 04, 2009

Former Ticketmaster SVP Shawn Freeman is now GameStop’s new SVP and GM of digital business, a new position for the video game retailer.


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