Exec named VP of global communications
Ann Junod Burkart has joined Sony Pictures Entertainment as VP of global communications.Burkart will help lead corporate media relations for the studio and will report to Jim Kennedy, exec VP of global communications. She segues to the studio from her post as VP of corporate communications at Fox Interactive Media, News Corp.’s online division. Burkart was chief spokeswoman at FIM and oversaw media relations for a number of FIM properties. Before Fox Interactive Media, she worked for a number of years at AOL, serving in communications positions that involved the company’s AOL Music group and the AOL Radio Network.