Roll Call: Lionsgate, The Center for American Progress, Starbucks, and More


By Tonya Garcia Comment

Lionsgate promoted its movie 'The Lincoln Lawyer' this week through a partnership with Groupon.

Julie Fontaine has joined Lionsgate as EVP of theatrical publicity, leading the studio’s PR efforts. She was previously the VP of domestic publicity for Disney Studios. According to Deadline Hollywood, Fontaine recently led the media strategy for Tron: Legacy and Gnomeo And Juliet 3D. (Info about the studio’s Groupon partnership for The Lincoln Lawyer here.)

Starbucks has named Jim Godfrey VP of public affairs for the UK and EMEA region, effective April 8. He was previously a principal and director at GallieGodfrey Consultancy, a London-based firm. (via PRWeek)

Break Media, a company that creates and distributes video content, has hired Greg Siegelas SVP of entertainment development, managing partnerships with television and film companies across multiple platforms. Previously, he was a talent agent at Endeavor.

Elizabeth Allee has been named marketing coordinator at Media Source, Inc.. She had been senior coordinator of corporate communications at Majestic Insurance Company. (via Revolving Door)

Christina DiPasquale has been named associate director of press relations at The Center for American Progress. She had been deputy press secretary at Sestak for Senate. (via Revolving Door)