Starz has named Jamie French as vice president of programming publicity, the network announced Thursday. He will report to Theano Apostolou, executive vice president of communications for the network.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jamie to our team at such an exciting time for the company,” said Apostolou. “Jamie brings an impressive mix of corporate messaging and media outreach experience for consumer, trade and business strategies that will be instrumental in our future original programming publicity efforts.”
French most recently served as vice president of communications and talent relations at Esquire Network and vice president of communications for Style Network. He began his career at NBCUniversal as an NBC page. As a senior director of publicity at NBC, French led the media campaign for “The Voice.”
Other series he worked on included “Friday Night Lights,” “Parenthood,” “The Event,” “Will & Grace,” “Chuck,” “Lipstick Jungle,” and “Kings.”