Condé Nast Entertainment


Former MTV and Conde Nast exec joins CannabisMD as CEO

Former MTV, Conde Nast and Sundance TV executive Michael Klein has been appointed CEO of digital media company CannabisMD. Klein will oversee all creative and business operations for CannabisMD, which launched in April 2018, and also becomes CEO of parent company Miraculo Inc. This plans to launch a portfolio of verticals in the cannabis space. CannabisMD […]

Spotify appoints Condé Nast exec as chief content officer

Spotify has appointed Condé Nast’s president of entertainment, Dawn Ostroff, as its chief content officer, overseeing partnerships across music, audio and video. Ostfoff, who has a strong background in television, replaces Stefan Blom, who was the music streaming service’s New York-based chief strategy and content officer until earlier this year. Ostroff helped to found Condé […]

Conde Nast Entertainment appoints digital video SVP

Condé Nast Entertainment has appointed former Upworthy Media executive Croi McNamara as senior vice president of programming for digital video. McNamara will oversee the creative development of the company’s digital video content, reporting directly to Condé Nast Entertainment president Dawn Ostroff. “Our digital video network finished 2016 as number one in comScore’s Lifestyle Category, and we […]

Sky-backed VR firm confirms immersive series

An episodic virtual reality series from American movie director Doug Liman is going into production. Liman and his production partner at 30 Ninjas, Julina Tatlock, are working with cinematic VR firm Jaunt, Condé Nast Entertainment and Oscar-nominated screenwriter Melisa Wallack (Dallas Buyers Club) on the series, Invisible. Jaunt, which European satcaster Sky and The Walt […]

Spotify makes major video push

A new video platform from on-demand music app Spotify will run content from a variety of UK and US distributors. Spotify is positioning itself as a wider entertainment proposition and will package clips and full episodes of television programming that will sit alongside the core music streaming service. Deals have been closed with the likes of […]