You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

AFTRA ups Simmons

Exec named assistant director, national communications dept.

The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists has promoted Leslie Simmons to the slot of assistant director of the national communications department.

Move’s come in the wake of Christopher de Haan ankling as the head of that department to join PR firm 42West in the strategic communications division. Simmons joined AFTRA staff in 2008 after working as a journalist.

During Simmons’ tenure at the performers’ union, AFTRA has been working on merging with the Screen Actors Guild, with a member vote expected this spring.

More TV

  • A Visitor Walks in Front of

    MTG's Viaplay, TVNZ Join Forces on Banijay's Drama 'Straight Forward' (EXCLUSIVE)

    The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists has promoted Leslie Simmons to the slot of assistant director of the national communications department. Move’s come in the wake of Christopher de Haan ankling as the head of that department to join PR firm 42West in the strategic communications division. Simmons joined AFTRA staff in 2008 […]

  • Mipcom: TV Azteca and Keshet International

    Mipcom: TV Azteca and Keshet International Announce Scripted Content Co-production Deal

    The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists has promoted Leslie Simmons to the slot of assistant director of the national communications department. Move’s come in the wake of Christopher de Haan ankling as the head of that department to join PR firm 42West in the strategic communications division. Simmons joined AFTRA staff in 2008 […]

  • Movistar +’s Domingo Corral on its

    Mipcom: Movistar +’s Domingo Corral on its First Series, Competitive Assets

    The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists has promoted Leslie Simmons to the slot of assistant director of the national communications department. Move’s come in the wake of Christopher de Haan ankling as the head of that department to join PR firm 42West in the strategic communications division. Simmons joined AFTRA staff in 2008 […]

  • Mipcom: ‘The Lawyer’s’ Producers, Star Talk

    Mipcom: Wikström Nicastro, Gladinoff, Bauer and Krim Talk About ‘The Lawyer’

    The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists has promoted Leslie Simmons to the slot of assistant director of the national communications department. Move’s come in the wake of Christopher de Haan ankling as the head of that department to join PR firm 42West in the strategic communications division. Simmons joined AFTRA staff in 2008 […]

  • Mipcom:U.K., Brazil Lead Pack Of 2017

    Mipcom: U.K. And Brazil Lead the Pack of 2017 International Emmy Kids Nominees

    The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists has promoted Leslie Simmons to the slot of assistant director of the national communications department. Move’s come in the wake of Christopher de Haan ankling as the head of that department to join PR firm 42West in the strategic communications division. Simmons joined AFTRA staff in 2008 […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content