Getty Images Adds VP of Consumer Media

Steve Grimes joins the team.

Getty Images has named Steve Grimes managing editor and senior vp of consumer media, a new role at the company.

Grimes most recently served as senior vp of multiplatform programming and strategy for Viacom’s Comedy Central. During his time there, Grimes was a two-time Emmy winner—for Special Programming for The Daily Show and for Best Interactive Event for Night of Too Many Stars.

Grimes will report to Getty Images’ CEO Dawn Airey. His first day is Sept. 8.