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Vice’s David Lopez Joins Conde Nast Entertainment as Head of Branded-Content Video

Condé Nast Entertainment has tapped David Lopez, formerly with Vice Media’s brand studio, as VP of branded content video.

In the newly created role, Lopez reports to Croi McNamara, SVP of programming for digital video, who joined Conde Nast Entertainment this year from Upworthy Media. Lopez will oversee creative and manage production of CNÉ’s branded content programming across all Conde Nast brands for the company’s major advertising-client programs.

“David has a proven track record in leading successful branded digital video teams, projects and partnerships, which makes him the perfect fit for CNÉ and we are happy to have him join the team,” McNamara said in announcing his hire.

Most recently, Lopez was head of global business and brand content development for Vice Brand Studio. While at Vice, he served as a producer and supervising producer overseeing productions for clients including LVMH, Calvin Klein, Absolut, Anheuser Bush InBev, the Olympic Channel, Vans, and Nike.

Prior to joining Vice in 2014, Lopez worked as an independent producer and consultant for various network, media and fashion companies across scripted, non-scripted content and experiential productions. At AMC Networks, he worked on “Mad Men,” “Breaking Bad,” “The Walking Dead,” “The Prisoner” and “Hell On Wheels.” Lopez also served as Prada USA’s director of special projects and brand experiences.

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