Exec will report to publicity prexy Granata
Matthew Hiltzik, director of corporate communications at Miramax since 1999, has been promoted to veep of corporate communications.Hiltzik will continue to handle corporate communications for Miramax Films and related properties, including Miramax TV and Talk Miramax Books, reporting to corporate communications and publicity prexy Marcy Granata. He also will help coordinate the company’s philanthropic activities. “The variety of projects, range of films and unique talent within the company makes this a great place to work and learn,” Hiltzik told Daily Variety. “I’m grateful for the opportunities Miramax has provided me.” Miramax co-head Harvey Weinstein said, “Matthew’s enthusiasm, dedication and insight make him a great asset to Miramax. We are confident that he will continue to grow within the company in his expanded role.” Before coming to Miramax, Hiltzik, an attorney, worked as press secretary and deputy exec director of the New York State Democratic Committee. He also was an adviser on Jewish relations to Hillary Rodham Clinton.