You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Cassell upped at Turner

Exec moves up to veep entertainment PR

Turner Broadcasting System has elevated Karen Cassell to senior VP of entertainment PR.

Cassell, who currently heads up communication for TNT and TBS, adds Turner Classic Movies and Turner South to her duties. In her expanded position, she will work with exec VP-chief operating officer Steve Koonin and Turner entertainment group prexy Mark Lazarus while continuing to report to senior VP of corporate communications Shirley Powell.

Meanwhile, Turner South publicity VP Monica Neal has added responsibility for TCM. She will report to Cassell.

Cassell, who has been with Turner since 1991, most recently spearheaded TBS’ relaunch as a comedy network and led the campaigns for top-rated original “The Real Gilligan’s Island.” During her two years as senior VP, she also oversaw all of TNT’s original longform events including “The Grid” and upcoming limited series “Into the West,” exec produced by Steven Spielberg.

Neal joined Turner South in 2002, previously serving in PR positions for Court TV, ABC, HBO and “Good Morning America.”

More Film

  • Valerian review

    EuropaCorp Posts Half-Year Loss of $83 Million

    Turner Broadcasting System has elevated Karen Cassell to senior VP of entertainment PR. Cassell, who currently heads up communication for TNT and TBS, adds Turner Classic Movies and Turner South to her duties. In her expanded position, she will work with exec VP-chief operating officer Steve Koonin and Turner entertainment group prexy Mark Lazarus while […]

  • Aaron Sorkin

    Aaron Sorkin to Receive Creative Impact in Screenwriting Award at Palm Springs Film Festival

    Turner Broadcasting System has elevated Karen Cassell to senior VP of entertainment PR. Cassell, who currently heads up communication for TNT and TBS, adds Turner Classic Movies and Turner South to her duties. In her expanded position, she will work with exec VP-chief operating officer Steve Koonin and Turner entertainment group prexy Mark Lazarus while […]

  • Palm Springs Where to eat Drink

    Palm Springs Hotter Than Ever: Places to Eat, Drink, Stay

    Turner Broadcasting System has elevated Karen Cassell to senior VP of entertainment PR. Cassell, who currently heads up communication for TNT and TBS, adds Turner Classic Movies and Turner South to her duties. In her expanded position, she will work with exec VP-chief operating officer Steve Koonin and Turner entertainment group prexy Mark Lazarus while […]

  • 'Icarus' Returning to Theaters After Russia

    'Icarus' Returning to Theaters Following Russia Olympics Ban (EXCLUSIVE)

    Turner Broadcasting System has elevated Karen Cassell to senior VP of entertainment PR. Cassell, who currently heads up communication for TNT and TBS, adds Turner Classic Movies and Turner South to her duties. In her expanded position, she will work with exec VP-chief operating officer Steve Koonin and Turner entertainment group prexy Mark Lazarus while […]

  • Sebastian-Stan I Tonya Scene Stealer

    Sebastian Stan Talks Jeff Gilooly, Mustaches and 'I, Tonya'

    Turner Broadcasting System has elevated Karen Cassell to senior VP of entertainment PR. Cassell, who currently heads up communication for TNT and TBS, adds Turner Classic Movies and Turner South to her duties. In her expanded position, she will work with exec VP-chief operating officer Steve Koonin and Turner entertainment group prexy Mark Lazarus while […]

  • Palm Springs Film Festival Programming Honchos

    Brains Behind Palm Springs Festival Programming Grilled

    Turner Broadcasting System has elevated Karen Cassell to senior VP of entertainment PR. Cassell, who currently heads up communication for TNT and TBS, adds Turner Classic Movies and Turner South to her duties. In her expanded position, she will work with exec VP-chief operating officer Steve Koonin and Turner entertainment group prexy Mark Lazarus while […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content