Paramount Pictures has promoted Brooke Robertson to head of global communications and media relations. She’ll report directly to president and CEO Brian Robbins.
In the the top role, the well-respected executive will be responsible for overseeing the film studio’s corporate brand and global communications strategies across all units, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation and Paramount Players. She will also serve as a key stakeholder across Paramount Global’s properties, including Paramount+, with the goal of strengthening the studio’s corporate identity and amplify its messaging.
“With impeccable relationships throughout Paramount and across the industry, Brooke has proven time and again that she is an expert communications executive and a strategic thinker. She has been an invaluable member of the Paramount leadership team and is well-positioned to further shape and strengthen our corporate identity and positioning,” Robbins said in a statement.
The job was previously held by Jenny Tartikoff, who departed the studio in May.
Robertson most recently served as senor vp of global communications and media relations at Paramount. And from 2019 to 2021, she served in a dual vice president role for Paramount Television Studios in addition to her film duties. She is credited with being a key part of the Paramount team since 2017 when, as a global communications director, she worked closely with senior leadership to build the studio’s corporate communications team.
Prior to joining Paramount, Robertson spent more than five years in various communications roles at 20th Century Fox before the studio was absorbed into Disney. During her tenure, she handled corporate communications, talent relations, corporate social responsibility, corporate events, guild relations and awards.
Robertson began her career at ICM Partners as in an interim director role, providing media relations support for all lines of business, including the motion picture, television, theater, music, publishing, new media, and branded entertainment departments.