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Close-up: Deborah O’Brien

Mar 8, 2004  •  Post A Comment

Deborah O’Brien has been promoted to VP, contracts administration, Touchstone Television. She reports to Howard Davine, executive VP. Ms. O’Brien, who previously was executive director of the department, will oversee the day-to-day contract administration for Touchstone Television and ABC Entertainment business affairs, which includes option and deal tracking, coordinating above-the-line payments for projects in development and in production, coordinating free-lance television writer and director agreements and overseeing clip licensing from Touchstone’s library. Ms. O’Brien started out with The Walt Disney Co. in 1990 as a coordinator in the contract administration department and rose through the ranks to executive director in 1999.