Unscripted

Yahoo! exec joins Ryan Seacrest Productions

Sibyl Goldman, previously VP of entertainment at Yahoo!, has been tapped as the executive vice president of new media for LA-based Ryan Seacrest Productions.
July 23, 2012

Sibyl Goldman, previously VP of entertainment at Yahoo!,  has been tapped as the executive vice president of new media for LA-based Ryan Seacrest Productions.

She will be responsible for driving and managing all digital entertainment strategy and content initiatives for the Keeping Up With the Kardashians/Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution production company.

Goldman will report directly to Ryan Seacrest Productions CEO Adam Sher.

At Yahoo!, she oversaw all of the company’s entertainment properties, and created the entertainment news website omg!, which has been launched locally in 15 countries around the world.

She also launched daily video news program omg! now, and web-based TV recap show Primetime in No Time, while on the brand partnership side, she secured the exclusive live-stream rights for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn and Hunger Games, and worked with Dodge to establish RAM Country on Yahoo! as a country music online destination.

Prior to Yahoo!, Goldman ran Lifetime Television’s online programming, where she teamed up with the network’s programming team to showcase key shows, movies and public service campaigns with video, games and websites.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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