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Rou Named VP of Media Relations for ABC

Jul 10, 2006  •  Post A Comment

Alison Rou has been promoted to VP of media relations for ABC, where she will work with current executives overseeing PR efforts for prime-time scripted series, movies and specials.

Hope Hartman, VP of media relations for ABC Entertainment, to whom Ms. Rou will report, made the announcement Monday. Previously Ms. Rou, who was director of media relations, developed publicity campaigns for the ABC series “Commander in Chief,” “Dancing With the Stars,” “The Bachelor/Bachelorette,” “Extreme Makeover,” “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” “Boston Legal” and “Life With Bonnie, among other programs.

Prior to that she handled publicity campaigns for a number of TV movies and miniseries and planned numerous events for ABC, including the broadcasts of the Emmys and the Golden Globes.