Steve Belgard has joined Andrew E. Freedman Public Relations as vice president of the firm.

Belgard joins the praisery after a 13-year tenure at Starz Entertainment, where he served as senior director of entertainment, working on original programming including “Spartacus,” “Camelot” and “Party Down.”

In his v.p. post at AEFPR, Belgard will handle accounts in film, TV, music and publishing. Clients include “America’s Got Talent” judge Mel B, Margo Martindale and scribe Winnie Holzman.

He will be based in the firm’s West Hollywood offices.

“Steve is widely respected by leading journalists throughout the entertainment industry, plus he’s one of the good guys in the business,” said Andrew E. Freedman.  “His easygoing attitude, unique style and scope of knowledge will be a wonderful asset to our team. I couldn’t be happier to have him on board.”