Skydance Media Promotes Four To Key Exec Roles

David Ellison’s Skydance Media has promoted Lori Rovner, Carolyn Harris, Bill Bost and Ashley Johnson to key executive roles.

Rovner has been named SVP, Business & Legal Affairs, Harris has been upped to SVP, Television,
Bill Bost to VP, Television and Ashley Johnson to Creative Executive.

In her expanded role, Rovner will oversee and grow a legal and business affairs team that supports the company’s television and feature film efforts, along with it interactive, gaming and licensing activities. She will work closely with COO Jesse Sisgold, to whom she will continue to report.

As SVP and VP of Skydance Television, Harris and Bost will play key roles in leading the company’s day-to-day efforts in the company’s television division as it embarks on a diversified and more ambitious programming slate. Harris will continue to spearhead the development of Emmy-winning Manhattan on WGN America. Additionally, she will oversee Red Mars at SpikeTV as well as Three Days of the Condor. Bost will continue to oversee the Emmy-nominated Grace and Frankie on Netflix and will also be responsible for Altered Carbon at Netflix. Both Harris and Bost will continue to report directly to President of Skydance Television, Marcy Ross.

As Creative Executive, Johnson will be responsible for uncovering new talent and content as well as helping to manage productions for feature films, streamlining the process and working closely with key executives, department heads and creative teams from development through post production. She will continue to report to chief creative officer Dana Goldberg.

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