Millennial fashion, beauty and lifestyle website Refinery29 announced today that Lauren Zalaznick will be joining the company as a strategic adviser.
Joe Uva, NBCU's chairman of Hispanic enterprises and content, told staff this morning that Emilio Romano will be leaving the group, where he headed Spanish-language broadcaster Telemundo and cable network Mun2.
Lauren Zalaznick is leaving NBCUniversal after 12 years, following a reorganization in February that put the networks in her portfolio under the control of Bonnie Hammer.
NBCUniversal last month broke with the Digital Content NewFront posse of upfront presenters (taking its place: CBS Interactive). Now the company is planning a stand-alone, non-NewFront event it has dubbed “Digital.Amplified.”
NBCUniversal ad sales head Linda Yaccarino has created four new titles on the company's ad sales roster, adding muscle to a team that has been growing since she arrived at the conglomerate, just prior to last year's upfront presentations, from NBCU cable rival Turner.
Bonnie Hammer is taking over all cable properties at NBCUniversal, making her responsible for about half of the company's operating cash flow, according to an internal memo sent to staff by Steve Burke earlier today. Hammer has led USA to the top of the ratings heap on cable television; she's also helped realize growth at Syfy and E!.
Less than a year after being tapped to lead NBCUniversal’s cable and digital ad sales efforts, Linda Yaccarino is assuming oversight of the company’s broadcast sales business.
Old Navy is teaming up with NBCUniversal's StyleCandy initiative, a partnership between the company's Style network and the Daily Candy digital platform that was the centerpiece of its NewFront presentation this spring.
NBCUniversal cable network Oxygen—Bravo's "little sister" network—announced a long list of new shows Wednesday, hours before its annual party and programming breakdown at the top of the Dream Hotel in Chelsea.