New York, NY, April 10, 2012 – Condé Nast Entertainment Group today announced the appointment of Maurie Perl as senior vice president of media and communications. Ms. Perl will report to Dawn Ostroff, president of Condé Nast Entertainment Group (CNE), effective April 23.
In her new role, Ms. Perl will manage all aspects of media relations, digital communications and publicity for CNE. “Maurie is well-known throughout the media industry as a superb communications executive and trusted advisor,” Ms. Ostroff says. “Her strong Condé Nast track record and deep associations across the media will be an invaluable asset as Condé Nast Entertainment builds its profile.”
Ms. Perl most recently served as senior vice president of brand communications at Condé Nast. Previously, she was senior vice president of the company’s corporate communications group. She began her career at Condé Nast in 1992 and worked at Vanity Fair and The New Yorker before moving into corporate communications in 1998.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Perl worked extensively in the broadcast, home video and cable television industry, including E! Entertainment, ABC News, PBS, MTV and Nickelodeon. She handled publicity for a wide range of entertainment and news programs such as Masterpiece Theatre, The Barbara Walters Specials, 20/20, the home video film release of The Making of Michael Jackson’s Thriller, and was part of the launch communications team for MTV.
Ms. Perl is the recipient of the prestigious Matrix Award in Public Relations and has been named to the Advertising Age Marketing 100.
Condé Nast is home to some of the world’s most celebrated media brands. In the United States, Condé Nast publishes 18 consumer magazines, four business-to-business publications, 27 websites, and more than 50 apps for mobile and tablet devices, all of which define excellence in their categories. The company also owns Fairchild Fashion Media (FFM), whose portfolio of brands serves as the leading source of news and analysis for the global fashion community. Condé Nast has won more National Magazine Awards over the past 10 years than all of its competitors combined.