Kristy Chan, who officially joined WarnerMedia’s TNT, TBS and truTV as Vice President of Advertising last summer, moves to Warner Bros Television. The studio hired her as vice president of marketing and advertising, Unscripted Television.
The role will see her primary initiatives for Warner Bros. Unscripted Television programs, and she will support Warner Bros. Unscripted and Alternative Television President Mike Darnell, as well as the corporate communications teams of WarnerMedia Studios Networks at Warner Horizon Unscripted Television, Telepictures and Shed Media through broadcast, streaming, cable, digital and first-run syndication.
Chan came into the fold of WarnerMedia last year from Netflix, where she had served as publicity director for the original series and led the streamer’s PR efforts for the Young Adults and Family and Shondaland series, including Bridgerton; his role also included corporate communications, pricing and marketing.
Prior to Netflix, Chan spent nearly 15 years at Universal Television as Vice President of Advertising and Rewards Strategy where she appeared on shows including Will & Grace, 30 Rock, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, House, Heroes, The Mindy Project and Smash among others. She has also worked at MGM Home Entertainment, Porter Novelli and Bender / Helper Impact.