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MTV inks first-look deal with YouTube star Liza Koshy

MTV has signed a first-look production and executive producer overall deal with social media star Liza Koshy. Best known for her weekly YouTube videos, Koshy has nearly 45-million followers across her ...
August 3, 2017

MTV has signed a first-look production and executive producer overall deal with social media star Liza Koshy.

Best known for her weekly YouTube videos, Koshy has nearly 45-million followers across her platforms including YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and more.

Under the deal, Koshy will develop and executive produce original content for MTV. She has also been tapped to provide on-air celebrity hosting for the network’s recently announced “TRL” as well as appearances on other MTV series.

Koshy is represented by CAA, Carter Media Group and Hansen Jacobsen.

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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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