(NEW YORK, NY, September 11, 2017)—Time Inc. (NYSE: TIME) has named Lenore Moritz Vice President, Publicity for the company’s Video and Television divisions, effective immediately. Moritz, who most recently worked at Viacom, reports to Greg Giangrande, Executive Vice President, Chief Communications Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer.
“Lenore’s deep experience and proven track record make her the ideal choice to bolster our growing video and television initiatives in the marketplace,” said Giangrande. “In the digital video space, we have become a major player, consistently generating over 1 billion video views per month. We expect to produce more than 50,000 videos in 2017, with 150 new and returning franchises and series, including over 1,500 live programming hours.”
Giangrande continued: “In television, we are making tremendous strides in translating our powerful storytelling to the screen. This year we are producing nearly 40 hours of television programming for over 10 broadcast, cable and digital networks through such brands as PEOPLE, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY and SPORTS ILLUSTRATED.”
The company’s recent digital initiatives include the launch of two social video brands, WELL DONE and THE PRETTY, which combined have driven nearly 500 million views since March. Last week, WELL DONE launched its first short form series, “Homemade vs. The Internet,” on Facebook’s Watch. In addition, last week TIME’s new multimedia content initiative “FIRSTS” launched a video series profiling 46 women in a variety of fields, sponsored by Bai.
In recent television news for the company, “The Story of Diana,” a four-hour prime-time television event on ABC from PEOPLE aired last month and was No. 1 in viewers in its time period. TIME and PBS’s A Year in Space was nominated for a News & Documentary Emmy in the traditional TV category. A&E Network recently announced a new eight-episode series, Cultureshock, produced by Entertainment Weekly and Morgan Spurlock’s Warrior Poets production company.
Most recently Vice President of Communications at Viacom, Moritz elevated television and video content working across the portfolio with brands including MTV, Comedy Central, Paramount Network and Nickelodeon. She organized the company-wide presence at signature industry events and collaborated with the brands to help showcase content in conjunction with Viacom’s innovation lab, marketing, data and sales initiatives. Previously, she was Vice President, Communications at NBCUniversal working closely with digital brands and their multiplatform content, TV Everywhere, and SVOD offerings. Moritz also held the role of Senior Vice President at Dan Klores Communications (DKC) where she helped lead the entertainment and media group. She is also founder of Mom Culture, an innovative multimedia arts and entertainment business.
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Jill Davison, 212-522-0105, Jill.Davison@timeinc.com