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02.16.2010

SHOWTIME NETWORKS NAMES JOHANNA FUENTES VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE PUBLIC RELATIONS

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

SHOWTIME NETWORKS NAMES JOHANNA FUENTES

VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE PUBLIC RELATIONS

 

NEW YORK, NY – (February 16, 2010) – Johanna Fuentes  has joined the SHOWTIME Public Relations team as Vice President, Corporate Public Relations, it was announced today by Richard Licata, Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications for SHOWTIME Networks to whom she will report. Fuentes, who  will be based in the SHOWTIME New York office, will be responsible for developing and implementing all corporate trade and business media relations initiatives relating to SHOWTIME programming, marketing, sales, new media and new business. 

Prior to joining SHOWTIME, Fuentes served as Vice President, Communications for Bravo where she oversaw the network's PR team including talent relations, entertainment and  trade communications, and managed daily operational functions for the network’s programming, marketing, sales, merchandising, research, development and digital media PR initiatives. In addition, she worked for six years at CBS as Director, Entertainment Communications where she led campaigns for events and series, including the Grammy® and Tony® Awards; The King of Queens, CSI: NY and several seasons of the hit Survivor franchise. She is a graduate of Boston College.

“Johanna possesses all the qualities that make an exceptional PR practitioner: intelligence, strategic thinking, passion, and excellent communication skills,” said Licata. “We’re thrilled to have her join the Showtime PR team.”

 

 

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNELTM and FLIX®, as well as the multiplex channels SHOWTIME® TOOTM, SHOWTIME® SHOWCASE, SHOWTIME EXTREME®, SHOWTIME BEYOND®, SHOWTIME NEXT®, SHOWTIME WOMEN®, SHOWTIME FAMILYZONE® and TMC XTRA. SNI also offers SHOWTIME HD®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL HDTM, SHOWTIME ON DEMANDTM and THE MOVIE CHANNEL ON DEMANDTM.  SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution. All SNI feeds provide enhanced sound using Dolby Digital 5.1. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME® PPV.

 

CONTACT:

Richard Licata

Showtime Corporate Communications

richard.licata@showtime.net / 310.234.5480