(February 6, 2014 – Burbank, CA) – Candice McDonough has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Publicity & Corporate Communications, New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Entertainment, it was announced today by Toby Emmerich, President, New Line Cinema and Susan Fleishman, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Corporate Communications & Public Affairs, Warner Bros. Entertainment. McDonough, who has served as Vice President, Publicity & Corporate Communications, New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Entertainment since 2011, will continue to oversee communications and external messaging regarding all aspects of New Line Cinema’s business, including development, production, distribution, executive and marketing matters. In her new post, she will have an expanded role in working with Warner Bros. Pictures regarding business and trade press surrounding production, distribution and executive news. She will also provide communications support for Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, which Emmerich oversees. McDonough reports to both Emmerich and Fleishman. “Candice has great instincts and really gets our business,” said Emmerich. “She is a valued member of the New Line family and we’ll continue to look to her to help us navigate the ever-changing entertainment media.” “Candice’s outstanding relationships with the media, creative community and executives enable her to effectively communicate our company’s information in an age of 10-second sound bites and 140-character tweets,” said Fleishman. “This promotion is well-deserved, and I look forward to Candice’s ongoing contributions to our team.” McDonough joined New Line Cinema in 2001 in the publicity department, becoming Vice President, Publicity and Corporate Communications in January 2008. During her tenure at New Line, she’s worked on such films as the Academy Award-winning blockbuster “The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King,” “Wedding Crashers,” “Elf,” “The Notebook,” “Hairspray,” “Sex and the City,” the “Final Destination” franchise, “Horrible Bosses” and “The Conjuring.” When New Line Cinema became part of Warner Bros. Entertainment in July 2008, McDonough’s role expanded and she began working with the Warner Bros. team on corporate events and, in April 2011, she officially incorporated select Warner Bros. Corporate Communications responsibilities to her purview. Prior to working at New Line, McDonough worked at CAA and in development at HBO Films. She graduated from Boston College with a bachelor’s degree in business management.