As Jennifer Salke Takes Over Amazon Studios, These Should Be Her Top 5 Priorities

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After a four-month search, Amazon has finally found its next Amazon Studios chief: NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Salke, who will oversee TV and film production for the company. The position that has been vacant since Roy Price stepped down in October following sexual harassment allegations from a producer on Man in the High Castle.

Amazon talked to several TV and film execs—including Fox Television Group chairman and CEO Dana Walden (who took herself out of contention in January) and A+E Networks president and CEO Nancy Dubuc—before hiring Salke.



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