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Shine America hires Minden, Bennett for business affairs

Shine America has named Michael Minden as senior VP of business affairs and head of entertainment legal, while Yvonne Rena Bennett has joined as VP of business and legal affairs.
October 24, 2013

Shine America has named Michael Minden as senior VP of business affairs and head of entertainment legal, while Yvonne Rena Bennett has joined as VP of business and legal affairs.

Minden, who has been senior VP and deputy general counsel at Viacom Media Networks (formerly MTV Networks) since 2008, will serve as a senior negotiator and business advisor to the company and oversee all entertainment-related legal matters.

Bennett, meanwhile, previously served as VP of business and legal affairs at A+E Television Networks, and will be the primary business affairs executive for Shine 360˚, handling product integrations, ancillary licensing, marketing and other related matters.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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