First Look Media, the company behind the entertainment studio and journalism outfits Topic and The Intercept and Field of Vision, has hired Drew Wilson as Chief Financial Officer. He most recently worked as CFO as AwesomenessTV, and before that at Robert Johnson’s RLJ Entertainment and Discovery Communications.
At First Look, Wilson will oversee finance, strategic planning and business development for the multifaceted media company. He will be based at the company’s New York headquarters.
“Drew is perfect for this role given his expertise in studio and consumer businesses and his desire to make an impact with our company’s unique mission,” First Look CEO Michael Bloom said in announcing the hire. “He joins at an opportune time as we build upon the great momentum we’re
enjoying across film, TV, digital and journalism.”
At AwesomenessTV, he oversaw financial operations for the content company that included a digital studio and multi-channel network distributed across multiple platforms. As a divisional CFO at Discovery, he was responsible for their digital businesses, distribution to OTT providers, social media, licensing, retail, and direct-to-consumer.