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Katie Martin Kelley Named Head of Communications for Warner Bros. Pictures

Veteran Hollywood executive Katie Martin Kelley is joining Warner Bros. . Warner Bros. Discovery Channel announced Wednesday that she will serve as the studio’s executive vice president of communications.

Her presence at the studio’s Burbank grounds is not entirely a surprise, given her close association with Warner Bros. Pictures. Co-chairs when Michael De Luca and Pamela Abdy ran


In her new role, Martin Kelly will lead media relations and corporate communications for the film groups, including Warner Bros. Pictures, New Line Pictures and the newly rebranded Warner Bros. Pictures animation. She will report to De Luca and Abdi.

As a twin initiative, WBD announced earlier on Thursday that Candice McDonough has been appointed as the newly created Executive Vice President of Publicity and Communications for DC Studios, which is run by Co-Chairmen and Co-CEOs James Gunn and Peter Safran.

Martin Kelley left MGM late last year. Previously, she worked at Paramount for more than ten years, participating in “Transformers”, “Star Trek”, “Paranormal Activity”, “Mission: Impossible”, “Jackass”, “Jack Reacher”, “Daddy’s “Home”, “Ninja” and other successful series of films. Sea Turtles and Special Forces series. In addition, she oversees award shows for such films as Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival ; Denzel Washington’s Fences ; Jason Reitman’s In the Air 1235534513; The Fighter by David O. Russell; Joel and Ethan Thorn Cohen’s Grit Grit ; Martin Scorsese’s Hugo and The Wolf of Wall Street ; Ava DuVernay Selma by (Ava DuVernay); The Big Short by Adam McKay 1235534513; Alexander Payne Nebraska ; and the animated film Rango and The Adventures of Tintin .

In MGM, she filmed such as “Women Talk” , Licorice Pizza , No Time to Die and House of Gucci.

“Katy is highly regarded as one of Hollywood’s top communications executives and a true A master at spreading her craft. We are delighted to be working with Katie again and warmly welcome her to Warner Bros. at this exciting time as we accelerate the expansion of the studio’s film lineup and investment in the theatrical experience,” DeLou Ka and Abdi said in a joint statement.



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