Senior publicist Willa Clinton has been upped to East Coast publicity manager for Warner Bros. Clinton will work closely with WB exex on planning and implementing feature publicity campaigns.
She previously held a similar job at Columbia Pictures in New York, and worked as a unit publicist on Spike Lee’s “School Daze.”
Sharon Yokoi has been upped from executive director to VP of affiliate relations for Buena Vista Television. Serving as the marketing liaison between BVTV and its affiliate stations, the seven-year company vet is responsible for overseeing all station promotional campaigns, co-op advertising and marketing for the syndicator’s series. She was instrumental in the development of the Disney subsid’s affiliate relations department, which implemented the “Disney Afternoon” promotions. Yokoi also supervises tie-ins between BVTV’s affiliate stations and various wings of the Walt Disney Co., from theatrical to theme parks.