Jim Benson joins Lippin praisery

Former <i>Variety</i> writer named senior VP

Jim Benson has joined Hollywood praisery the Lippin Group as senior veepee.

Until recently, Benson — a former Daily Variety TV reporter — was Los Angeles bureau chief for Broadcasting & Cable. He had previously spent eight years at Universal/Studios USA overseeing media relations for the company’s syndie unit.

At Lippin, Benson will work with the company’s corporate and emerging media clients. He’ll be based in Los Angeles.

More Biz

  • STX Targeting August IPO in Hong

    STX Targeting August IPO in Hong Kong (Report)

    Jim Benson has joined Hollywood praisery the Lippin Group as senior veepee. Until recently, Benson — a former Daily Variety TV reporter — was Los Angeles bureau chief for Broadcasting & Cable. He had previously spent eight years at Universal/Studios USA overseeing media relations for the company’s syndie unit. At Lippin, Benson will work with […]

  • EXCLUSIVE: AR for US, UK and

    Pussy Riot Claims Responsibility for People Running Onto Field During World Cup

    Jim Benson has joined Hollywood praisery the Lippin Group as senior veepee. Until recently, Benson — a former Daily Variety TV reporter — was Los Angeles bureau chief for Broadcasting & Cable. He had previously spent eight years at Universal/Studios USA overseeing media relations for the company’s syndie unit. At Lippin, Benson will work with […]

  • Former Billboard CEO Accused of Sexual

    Former Billboard CEO John Amato Accused of Sexual Harassment and Other Misconduct

    Jim Benson has joined Hollywood praisery the Lippin Group as senior veepee. Until recently, Benson — a former Daily Variety TV reporter — was Los Angeles bureau chief for Broadcasting & Cable. He had previously spent eight years at Universal/Studios USA overseeing media relations for the company’s syndie unit. At Lippin, Benson will work with […]

  • Instagram

    Instagram Suffers Global Outage

    Jim Benson has joined Hollywood praisery the Lippin Group as senior veepee. Until recently, Benson — a former Daily Variety TV reporter — was Los Angeles bureau chief for Broadcasting & Cable. He had previously spent eight years at Universal/Studios USA overseeing media relations for the company’s syndie unit. At Lippin, Benson will work with […]

  • Harvey Weinstein arrives to court in

    Harvey Weinstein Attorney Says He Was Misquoted in 'Roles for Sex' Interview

    Jim Benson has joined Hollywood praisery the Lippin Group as senior veepee. Until recently, Benson — a former Daily Variety TV reporter — was Los Angeles bureau chief for Broadcasting & Cable. He had previously spent eight years at Universal/Studios USA overseeing media relations for the company’s syndie unit. At Lippin, Benson will work with […]

  • hearst logo

    Hearst Agrees to Pay $50 Million to Settle Data-Privacy Lawsuit

    Jim Benson has joined Hollywood praisery the Lippin Group as senior veepee. Until recently, Benson — a former Daily Variety TV reporter — was Los Angeles bureau chief for Broadcasting & Cable. He had previously spent eight years at Universal/Studios USA overseeing media relations for the company’s syndie unit. At Lippin, Benson will work with […]

  • Randall Stephenson

    AT&T Stock Drops on Justice Department's Appeal of Time Warner Merger Ruling

    Jim Benson has joined Hollywood praisery the Lippin Group as senior veepee. Until recently, Benson — a former Daily Variety TV reporter — was Los Angeles bureau chief for Broadcasting & Cable. He had previously spent eight years at Universal/Studios USA overseeing media relations for the company’s syndie unit. At Lippin, Benson will work with […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content