Charissa Gilmore Promoted to Communications Head at Disney

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Longtime Disney communications and marketing staple Charissa Gilmore has been promoted to senior vice president of corporate communications at the company’s Tv material arm, Disney General Enjoyment.

Most not long ago vice president of worldwide distribution communications for Disney/ABC Tv, in her upped position, Gilmore heads up exterior and inside company communications approaches and execution throughout business functions and content material brand names, together with 20th Television, ABC Amusement, ABC Information, ABC Signature, Disney Branded Television, Freeform, Fx, Hulu Originals, Nationwide Geographic and Onyx Collective.

Her responsibilities consist of system, company messaging, government communications, interior communications, public relations, company social duty, difficulties administration and the shared capabilities for functions planning, promotions, visible communications, editorial and image operations.

Gilmore reports directly to Peter Rice, chairman of Typical Entertainment at Disney.

“Charissa’s this kind of an crucial and trusted lover to me and my management crew, as perfectly as to her colleagues throughout the firm,” Rice stated in a assertion Tuesday. “Beyond her remarkable expert skills, I deeply price her considerate tips, her candid opinions and her capacity to sustain poise underneath pressure. We’re particularly fortuitous to have her guiding our communications tactic and leading our efforts to share the Disney tale with the entire world.”

Gilmore added: “After more than 30 many years, I even now experience the satisfaction and enjoyment that I did when I very first joined Disney. It is been a aspiration to perform for a enterprise in the enterprise of storytelling and with fantastic colleagues who are passionate, inventive and supportive. I am extremely grateful to Peter for setting a large bar for remarkable programming, and then delivering all of us with the encouragement and resources essential to do well and I am extremely honored to have the prospect to do the job with a environment-course leadership group that is really the finest in the company.”

Starting up in the promoting crew at Buena Vista Intercontinental Television, exactly where she oversaw publicity, promotions and synergy for movie and television global distribution, Gilmore has risen by means of the ranks above her 3 a long time operating at Disney to come to be chief of team for Anne Sweeney, then co-chair of Disney Media Community and president of Disney/ABC Tv Group adopted by vice president of digital media for Disney/ABC Tv then head of communications at ABC Studios and most recently vice president of world-wide distribution communications for Disney/ABC Television.

Gilmore received the Maxwell Weinberg Publicist Showmanship Award for her operate launching “Alias.” She is a graduate of College of Southern California and retains a Bachelor of Arts in general public relations from the Annenberg School of Journalism.