Jill Offman

ViacomCBS’s Jill Offman to leave

The extensive management rejig at ViacomCBS in the US has continued in the UK with the departure of Jill Offman, the former Comedy Central exec who was most recently EVP of ViacomCBS International Studios UK. Offman arrived at Viacom via Paramount Network in 2007 and was promoted to oversee the channel and Comedy Central around […]

Comedy Central UK appoints original programming boss

Comedy Central has appointed Lucy Robinson to head its London-based programming team and promoted Louise Holmes following Jill Offman becoming international chief of the Paramount Channel. Robinson will take up her newly created role as VP of original programming with immediate effect, reporting to Offman, who remains executive VP for Comedy Central International and managing […]

Viacom names international Paramount, BET bosses

Jill Offman and Alex Okosi have again risen at Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN). Comedy Central International head and Comedy Central and MTV UK managing director Offman has been handed oversight of The Paramount Channel, and VIMN Africa executive VP and MD Okosi takes on BET International. This comes after Michael D. Armstrong, who ran […]

MTV names new UK chief

Jill Offman has been appointed the head of MTV in the UK, adding management of the channel to her current responsibility for running Comedy Central. She takes over at MTV from Kerry Taylor who takes a newly-created role of chief marketing officer for Viacom International Media Networks UK. Under the new structure, Offman becomes managing […]

Viacom ups Comedy Central UK MD Offman to brand head

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has promoted Jill Offman, SVP, Managing Director of Comedy Central UK, to international head of the Comedy Central brand. In her new job as senior vice president, comedy for VIMN, Offman will remain based in London but will report to US-based president and CEO of VIMN Bob Bakish. Offman, who […]