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Disney names Craig Hunegs president of DTV Studios

The Walt Disney Company has appointed Craig Hunegs to the role of president of Disney Television Studios (DTV Studios), effective after the close of Disney’s 21st Century Fox, Inc. acquisition. Hunegs (pictured) will ...
March 5, 2019

The Walt Disney Company has appointed Craig Hunegs to the role of president of Disney Television Studios (DTV Studios), effective after the close of Disney’s 21st Century Fox, Inc. acquisition.

Hunegs (pictured) will oversee all functions and areas of operation for DTV Studios, which includes ABC Studios, ABC Signature, Twentieth Century Fox Television and Fox 21 Television Studios. ABC Studios president Patrick Moran, Twentieth Century Fox Television presidents Jonathan Davis and Howard Kurtzman, and Fox 21 Television Studios president Bert Salke will all report to him.

Hunegs will report to Dana Walden, who will, as previously announced, assume the role of chairman, Disney Television Studios and ABC Entertainment.

He most recently served as president of business and strategy at Warner Bros. Television Group, and as founding president of Warner Bros. digital networks before that, where he was responsible for overall Television Group performance and for creating growth across Warner Bros.’ industry-leading television business.

His unscripted credits include The Bachelor and Ellen.

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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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