(April 14, 2010 – Burbank, CA) – Jay Levine has been named Vice President, Business Planning, Warner Bros. Television Group, it was announced today by Bruce Rosenblum, President, Warner Bros. Television Group. In the newly created position, Levine, who will be based in Burbank and report to Craig Hunegs, Executive Vice President, Business Management, Warner Bros. Television Group, will work closely with the TV Group’s senior management and the Studio’s Business Development and Strategic Planning department on potential acquisitions, growth initiatives, new business development and financial planning for the TV Group. “As we plan for growth in production and distribution as well as expand on our core creative expertise, Jay brings a fresh perspective, strong business skills and great instincts to our business,” said Hunegs. “He has quickly become a valued member of our team.” Levine joins WBTVG from The Walt Disney Company where he worked as an Associate in their Corporate Strategy and Business Development Group. Prior to that, he was Senior Manager, Finance & Business Development for ESPN.com. Levine began his career at Bear Stearns & Co. in New York as a Financial Analyst in their Media & Entertainment Investment Banking Group. Levine earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Economics and a Master’s of Business Administration (in Accounting and Finance) from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. About Warner Bros. Television Group The Warner Bros. Television Group oversees the entire portfolio of Warner Bros. television businesses, including worldwide production, traditional and digital distribution and broadcasting. WBTVG is committed to creating, producing and distributing content across all traditional, emerging digital and future platforms in the evolving entertainment and media landscape. In the traditional television arena, WBTVG produces primetime, first-run, cable and animation series which are distributed worldwide. WBTVG is also an innovative leader in developing new business models for the evolving digital television marketplace, including ad-supported video-on-demand as well as broadband and wireless destinations featuring original content produced by WBTVG. Warner Bros. Entertainment is also a partner with CBS in The CW Television Network.
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