EMI Music Publishing Worldwide yesterday tapped John Sykes as its executive VP, talent acquisition and marketing, a rise from his former job as executive VP , creative operations, for EMI's U.S…
Robert Rubin has been promoted to VP, business affairs for Universal Pictures.
Lucy Johnson has been elevated to VP, daytime programs and non-network special projects, at CBS Entertainment, expanding her responsibility to include developing daytime programs for firstrun…
Marketing maven John Durie has quit Manifesto Film Sales to set up his own marketing boutique. Durie's departure follows organizational realignments at Manifesto that have seen his role -- originally…
Ray Jacobs, principal at Jacobs & Gerber Inc., is leaving the specialized ad agency he co-founded 20 years ago to finish writing his book.
Sammy Cahn, one of the most renowned and celebrated lyricists of the past six decades, died Friday of congestive heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A.
Mary Lazar, 60, wife for more than 30 years of noted talent agent Irving "Swifty" Lazar, died Thursday at their home in Beverly Hills of cancer.
Three former high-ranking Viacom exex have formed Tele-Film Entertainment, which will specialize in domestic TV syndication on behalf of outside producers and later expand into firstrun projects of…
Rita Burton has been promoted to senior VP of production at the Carsey-Werner Co., having most recently been VP in that area for the past year.
Veteran industry executive Milton Pickman died Jan. 15 at his Beverly Hills home. He was 84.
Betty Lamm, longtime CBS publicist, died Jan. 10 in Los Angeles of cancer.