PR exec takes on associate dean position

USC School of Cinematic Arts has tapped PR maven Stephanie Kluft as its next associate dean of communications.

Kluft will develop and direct the implementation of SCA’s publicity and marketing agendas while reporting to dean Elizabeth Daley.

Prior to USC, Kluft had served as executive VP of the Los Angeles-based film finance and production company Sidney Kimmel Entertainment.

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