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Seacrest’s digital head joins Facebook for entertainment role

Ryan Seacrest Productions' exec VP of new media, Sibyl Goldman, has left to join Facebook as the social media company's head of entertainment partnerships.
February 24, 2014

Ryan Seacrest Productions’ exec VP of new media, Sibyl Goldman, has left to join Facebook as the social media company’s head of entertainment partnerships.

Goldman is charged with building and overseeing a team that will form relationships with studios, networks and celebrities. She will be based in Los Angeles and reports to Nick Grudin, director of public content partnerships for Facebook.

Goldman, formerly a VP of entertainment at Yahoo!, joined Ryan Seacrest Productions in 2012 and was tasked with driving and managing digital entertainment strategy and content initiatives for the Keeping Up With the Kardashians prodco.

“The entertainment industry and Facebook are increasingly intertwined, and Sibyl is a welcome addition to the team focused on creating great experiences for people on Facebook to connect with everything from TV shows to talent,” a spokesperson for Facebook told¬†realscreen.

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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