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WarnerMedia names communications chief

WarnerMedia has named Kevin Brockman as executive vice president of global communications.

Kevin Brockman

Brockman will report to WarnerMedia chairman Robert Greenblatt and oversee all corporate and content communications initiatives worldwide across the company’s portfolio of networks and brands including HBO, Cinemax, TBS, TNT and truTV as well as the upcoming WarnerMedia direct-to-consumer streaming service.

Brockman joins WarnerMedia from The Walt Disney Company, where he most recently served as executive vice president of global communications for Disney/ABC Television.

“With more than 20 years of communications experience at the top of the television industry, Kevin has a unique skill for overseeing multiple brands that connect audiences of all ages to the entertainment that resonates with them. He will be an important part of the exceptional group I’m bringing together to help launch our exciting new streaming platform anchored by the premium content of HBO, Turner and Warner Bros,” said Greenblatt.

“It’s an exciting time to join Bob and his team at WarnerMedia as the company transforms and prepares to launch a direct-to-consumer service later this year. My career has been built on understanding the power of brands, and my passion for supporting exciting and diverse voices in all forms of media — whether linear or digital — is in sync with this vision for expanding the reach of one of the best storytelling companies in the world,” said Brockman.