Showtime Networks has hired Deva Kehoe as SVP Talent Relations and Events. Based in Los Angeles, Kehoe will oversee the teams responsible for working with the network’s talent and producing nationwide events for Showtime Networks and its original series, sports, documentaries and specials – including all premieres and screenings nationwide, events at festivals, corporate and trade-related events and For Your Consideration events during awards season.
Most recently, Kehoe served as Director of Special Events and Talent Relations at Hulu, where she was responsible for red carpet premieres and FYC events for series including The Handmaid’s Tale and The Looming Tower, along with major industry gatherings.
Previously, Kehoe spent over 13 years with Fox Searchlight as Director of Special Events involving films such as Oscar-winning Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), 12 Years a Slave, Black Swan and Slumdog Millionaire. She has also has more than a decade of special event experience with film festivals including Sundance, Cannes, Venice and Toronto.
“Deva’s rich experience in the talent and events space will be of enormous value to Showtime as we continue to expand our critically acclaimed programming output,” said Johanna Fuentes, EVP Communications, to whom Kehoe will report. “With an impeccable reputation among her peers, and her tireless and dedicated ‘Can we top this?’ approach, we couldn’t be more excited about having Deva’s expertise on hand.”