A veteran television publicist has left FX Networks after 18 years with the company, landing a new position with Showtime.
Showtime Networks Inc. announced today that Dominic Pagone joined the company in the role of Senior Vice President, Entertainment Publicity.
The announcement was made by Johanna Fuentes, Executive Vice President, Communications, to whom Pagone will report.
“Dominic is one of the most astute and accomplished entertainment publicity executives working in our industry, and also one of the most well-liked by press and peers everywhere,” said Fuentes. “His creative and strategic voice will play an important role in promoting our expanding original programming slate and the overall excellence of the Showtime brand. I couldn’t be happier to have Dominic on board.”
Pagone will be based in Los Angeles and will oversee the Showtime entertainment public relations teams on the East and West Coasts, including the consumer PR team and entertainment operations staff. He will also be responsible for the development and execution of all PR campaigns, as well as generating media plans for the network’s original series, limited series, documentaries, comedy specials and unscripted programming, Showtime said.
Pagone became Senior Vice President of Communications at FX Networks in 2015, overseeing trade communications, talent relations, public affairs and photo publicity for FX, FXX, FXM and FXP. From 2012-2015, he was vice president of media relations.
During his tenure at FX, Pagone was the lead publicist on “Sons of Anarchy” for its entire seven-year run, served as the head publicist for “The League,” was the co-lead on “Justified” and launched “The Strain,” “Married” and “Man Seeking Woman. ”