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People moves: Turner bolsters Kids Media Group

Jill Shields has been promoted to SVP of marketing and promotions for Turner Broadcasting System's Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media division.
July 2, 2008

Jill Shields has been promoted to SVP of marketing and promotions for Turner Broadcasting System’s Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media division.

Shields will be responsible for developing and executing promotional marketing programs that support multiplatform brands. She will also be charged with building revenue streams across Turner brands, including Cartoon Network and GameTap.com.

Previously, Shields served as SVP of promotions marketing and sponsorships for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim.

At Turner Broadcasting UK, meanwhile, Barnaby Dawe has been tapped as its new VP of marketing and communications across all Turner Entertainment brands.

Dawe, who was a former manager of Heart FM, will oversee the marketing and communications strategy for all UK entertainment channels, including Cartoon Network, CN Too, Cartoonito and Boomerang.

About The Author
Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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