Vet praiser to head media dealings
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has tapped veteran feature film publicist Katherine Orloff to rep the union in its dealings with all media.Orloff begins her job Friday. She was a longtime member of the Publicists Guild IATSE Local 818 and has been a member of IATSE Local 600 since the two unions merged in 2002. Orloff has served as unit publicist on more than a dozen films, including “Step Up,” “Mission: Impossible” and “Interview With the Vampire.” She’s on the national exec board of Local 600, repping Eastern and Central region publicists, and is also a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences.