E! Elevates Two Execs

Aug 10, 2011  •  Post A Comment

E! Entertainment Television announced a pair of key executive moves, promoting Cyndi McClellan to president, network strategy and E! News, and adding to the role of John Najarian, Multichannel News reports.

McClellan adds oversight of “True Hollywood Story,” “E! News” and other news programming, along with strategic planning, research, acquisitions and scheduling, the story reports.

Najarian, EVP and general manager of digital and business development, adds oversight of E! Online. He also is responsible for mobile, broadband and VOD.

Both execs will report to E! Entertainment Television President Suzanne Kolb.

In a statement announcing the promotions, Kolb said: "I have had the incredible privilege of working with Cyndi and John for many years and have seen firsthand how their extraordinary talent has contributed to E!’s success. Cyndi possesses a deep understanding of the E! brand and our viewers and has a masterful approach in taking that knowledge to constantly evolve for future growth. John has been the key force in shaping our highly successful digital businesses and in keeping E! at the forefront of new initiatives."

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