Disney Television Studios has named Tonya Owens as VP Talent Relations and Kottie Kreischer as VP Awards and Special Events.
Tonya Owens — VP Talent Relations:
- Deadline has reported that Tonya Owens is leaving WarnerMedia to join Disney Television Studios as Vice President Talent Relations.
- In the role, Owens will oversee relationships and talent for series produced by 20th Television, ABC Signature, and 20th Television Animation.
- At HBO, Owens helped coordinate talent presence at events like SXSW and Sundance Film Festival.
- Owens will be taking over for Jen Weinberg who left the company in February.
Kottie Kreischer — VP Awards and Events:
- Deadline also reported that Kottie Kreischer has been promoted to Vice President Awards and Special Events from her role as Executive Director, Awards and Special Events at Disney Television Studios.
- Kreischer and her team will develop and implement awards strategies for series produced by 20th Television, ABC Signature, and 20th Television Animation.
- Kreischer has worked on award campaigns for Glee, Modern Family, The Simpsons, and American Horror Story.