Today we bring you another installment of Youth Media Movers and Shakers. We’ve culled through industry publications looking for the recent executive placements we think you should know about. If you have executive news that you want us to highlight in our next “Movers and Shakers,” email us.
Jeff Jones becomes EVP/CMO for Target. Most recently, he spent time on the agency side and earlier he was the CMO at Gap Inc. (Via Ad Age, reg required)
Joe Levy has been named the new Editor-in-Chief of Billboardmagazine. He most recently was Editor at Maxim, and before that,Blender. (Via FishbowlNY)
Shannon Nettleton is promoted to VP/Production for Wildbrain Entertainment. Nettleton will oversee all areas of production for Wildbrain and will manage multiple projects, including Mattel’s animated Monster High specials and webisodes, The Ricky Gervais Show, and Super Best Friends Forever, a shorts series for Warner Bros., which features crime fighters Supergirl, Batgirl and Wonder Girl. She has been with Wildbrain for two years, and before that was VP/Production and Post Production for DIC Entertainment. (Via Cynopsis)
Nickelodeon promotes two: Jenna Boyd becomes SVP Animation Development; she was previously VP Live Action Development. Brian Wright rises to SVP Live Action Development; he was previously VP Live Action Development. (Via Tracking Board)
Erin Buterbaugh joins MacGregor Literary as a literary agent, focusing on children’s books, YA, lifestyle titles, cookbooks, the arts, and some select fiction. (Via Publishers Lunch)