Rachel Job named SVP non-scripted at All3Media
All3Media International has appointed Rachel Job to the newly created role of SVP, non-scripted content.
Job (pictured right), previously director of programming for History and H2 at A+E Networks UK, will be based in London and head the global distributor’s non-scripted content team.
She has most recently been running her own consulting business, Pace TV, working with documentary producers and distributors in the non-scripted arena.
Prior to A+E Networks, where she worked for a decade, Job was head of acquisitions and marketing at producer-distributor 3DD Entertainment.
Her appointment follows the promotion of Jessica Duncanson to senior executive of non-scripted content and the addition of Amber Richardson as coordinator of non-scripted content.
Stephanie Atlas joins Blue Ant Media
Global producer-distributor Blue Ant Media has named Stephanie Atlas to VP of digital content and programming, nature and kids.
In the newly created role, Atlas (left) will oversee programming and launch strategies for Love Nature and ZooMoo’s SVOD and AVOD products.
Working out of Blue Ant’s Washington, DC office, she will lead digital strategies across YouTube, Facebook and Instagram.
Atlas will also direct the creative vision for both Love Nature and ZooMoo’s social media presence.
Most recently, she operated her firm Atlas & Co, where she created and executed digital and social media campaigns.
Atlas previously worked at National Geographic as senior director of culture and exploration, in which she helped to launch Nat Geo Wild’s first digital nature series Wild_life.
Group Nine names leadership team after PopSugar acquisition
Group Nine has laid out the executive leadership team to take effect following its acquisition of women-skewing lifestyle media brand PopSugar, which it struck a deal to purchase Oct. 7.
Ben Lerer, CEO of Group Nine, will continue in that role for the combined company.
Brian Sugar, currently the founder and CEO of PopSugar, will become Group Nine’s president. Lisa Sugar, founder and president of PopSugar, will continue in that role.
Chris George, currently EVP of product marketing and sales strategy at PopSugar, will take on the role of chief operating officer for Group Nine.
Group Nine was formed in 2016 by combining digital media brands The Dodo, Thrillist, NowThis and Seeker. Current leadership for those brands will remain in place.