Susanne Daniels Joining YouTube After MTV Exit

We now know the landing spot for Susanne Daniels, who exited today as head of programming at MTV. The veteran’s new job will be VP of YouTube Originals, where she will manage the video giant’s originals pipeline, overseeing production and finding ways to bring new series to fans.She will report to Robert Kyncl, Head of Content & Business Operations at the Google-owned company.

Alex Carloss, who had been head of YouTube Originals and spearheaded its launch for the past four years, will now report to Daniels.

“Susanne is an executive whose incredible instincts have led her to consistently generate pop culture hits that audiences relate to and root for,” said Kyncl in announcing the hire. “Susanne’s deep expertise in programming will be invaluable to us and our top creators and help them foster even more ambitious projects for YouTube.”

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