Former Fox exec Breena Camden dies at 49

Was a longtime publicist at Fox until 2007

Breena Camden, former executive vice president, publicity and field marketing, for 20th Century Fox domestic field marketing, died of breast cancer in Rocklin, Calif., on Aug. 6. She was 49.

Camden started in the entertainment industry as a publicist with Orion. She did a stint at MGM as director of West Coast field operations before heading to Fox, where she began as a senior publicist for domestic theatrical marketing in 1992. She was promoted to VP of publicity for international home entertainment in 1997 and to senior VP of publicity and promotion for Fox Searchlight in 2000 and then to exec VP in 2003. She shifted over to a role as exec VP of publicity and field marketing for 20th Century Fox Domestic Theatrical Marketing in 2006.

Camden left Fox in 2007.

Born in Chicago, Camden grew up in Redding, Calif., and graduated from Cal State U. Fullerton with a B.A. in Fine Arts and Communication.

She started her career in the newspaper industry, working for the Orange County Register and then the L.A. Times.

Camden is survived by her two sons, Rayne and Trinity, along with her father and mother and two sisters.

There will no memorial or service per Camden’s wishes. Those wishing to honor he may do so by making a donation in support of her sons by sending it to Rayne and Trinity Camden, c/o Kimberly Parks (Executor), P.O. Box 52650, Knoxville, TN 37950.

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