BuzzFeed Motion Pictures Names Publisher

Michelle Kempner moves up.

BuzzFeed’s movie division—BuzzFeed Motion Pictures—has named Michelle Kempner publisher, a new role at the company.

Kempner has been with BFMP since last year, most recently serving as director of operations.

“As we grow, Michelle’s work will maintain a culture of test and learn, ensure employees have access to the resources they need, and scale BFMP operations in support of a worldwide video team across BuzzFeed,” BFMP’s president Ze Frank wrote in a memo that was obtained by THR.