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  • Five questions for Under Armour's man overseas

    Five questions for Under Armour's man overseas
    Under Armour liked the work Karl-Heinz "Charlie" Maurath had done for one of its competitors when the brand tapped him to lead its international growth. That was nearly two years ago, when Maurath left Adidas, where he'd held senior executive roles in...
  • Local Voices West: April 3

     Local Voices West: April 3
    Letters to the Editor from La Grange Park, Hinsdale and Naperville. Election judges I voted at the Village Hall in La Grange Park on March 18. I was asked to present an ID or a voter card, which I cannot recall ever being asked for before. I had my...
  • MipTV: Banijay Taps Former Endemol Exec David Goldberg To Launch Banijay Studios North America

    Banijay Group has tapped former Endemol North America boss David Goldberg to launch the L.A.-based Banijay Studios North America and develop original content across multiple genres. Serving as CEO of Banijay North America and as Banijay Group prexy,...
  • Endemol Alum David Goldberg to Launch Banijay Studios North America

    Former Endemol North America chief David Goldberg has teamed with French media conglom Banijay to launch a Los Angeles-based shingle focusing on projects for the U.S. market. Banijay Studios North America aims to produce content for numerous platforms in...
  • Jeb Bush's immigration gaffe

    In calling Jeb Bush's comments about illegal immigration a gaffe in my headline, I'm using the term in the way Michael Kinsley famously defined it. A gaffe, he said, is not when a politician tells a lie but when he tells the truth. It may be that the...
  • Toby Gorman to Lead Unscripted Development at FremantleMedia North America

    FremantleMedia North America has hired Toby Gorman as exec vice prez of alternative programming. Gorman will head unscripted development at the studio, and his position will be effective in April. Gorman officially joins FremantleMedia after working...
  • Daniel Laikind to Lead Original Media as CEO

    Daniel Laikind has been appointed CEO of Original Media, parent company Endemol North America announced today. The top spot at the unscripted shingle had been left vacant following Charlie Corwin's hiring as co-CEO and co-chairman of Endemol North...
  • Endemol's 51 Minds Banner Taps Christian Sarabia As President

    Christian Sarabia has been upped to president of Endemol North America's 51 Minds production imprint. The change at the top follows the elevation in October of 51 Minds topper Cris Abrego to the co-chairman/CEO post at Endemol's U.S. division alongside...
  • SXSW Full Lineup Includes Seth Rogen and Zac Efron's 'Neighbors'

    The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival has announced its full features lineup, including a new episodic section highlighting the influence of smallscreen programming. Five films will headline SXSW, including Universal's work-in-progress...
  • Endemol North America Hires Jacob Shwirtz to Lead Social Media for Internet Video Push

    Jacob Shwirtz, formerly head of social TV at Viacom's MTV Networks, will join Endemol North America as chief social media officer for its Internet-video division, Endemol Beyond USA. The global TV production firm last fall created Endemol Beyond USA,...
  • FremantleMedia North America Makes David Luner its Main Brand Man (EXCLUSIVE)

    After helping raise the profile of shows like "American Idol" and "The X Factor," David Luner has been promoted to president, brand partnerships and franchise management at FremantleMedia North America. The longtime exec oversees all of FMNA's...