Jennifer Salke has been named head of Amazon Studios

NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke has been named head of Amazon Studios. “What stood out about Jen was the deep relationships she has nurtured with creators and talent over her career, spanning NBCU, Twentieth Century Fox, and Aaron Spelling Productions,” said Jeff Blackburn, SVP Business Development & Entertainment at Amazon. “She’s built an impeccable reputation as a big leader who emphasizes creativity, collaboration, and teamwork.” Salke and A+E Networks President and CEO Nancy Dubuc were reportedly frontrunners for the position; Dubuc pulled herself out of consideration on Thursday.

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