Oscars tap Danette Herman

Kudos vet named executive in charge of talent

Danette Herman has been named executive in charge of talent for the 81st Academy Awards, to be presented Feb. 22 at the Kodak Theater.

Herman served as executive in charge of talent for the “Stand Up to Cancer” simulcast in September.

Her most recent projects include co-producing “The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards” and working as coordinating producer for “The Kennedy Center Honors.”

Oscar noms will be announced Jan. 22 in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

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