Charissa Gilmore Promoted to Communications Head at Disney

Yoshiko Yap

Longtime Disney communications and advertising and marketing staple Charissa Gilmore has been promoted to senior vice president of company communications at the company’s Television set content material arm, Disney Common Leisure.

Most a short while ago vice president of global distribution communications for Disney/ABC Tv, in her upped role, Gilmore heads up external and inner company communications methods and execution across organization operations and content material brand names, like 20th Television, ABC Leisure, ABC Information, ABC Signature, Disney Branded Tv, Freeform, Forex, Hulu Originals, National Geographic and Onyx Collective.

Her obligations contain technique, company messaging, government communications, internal communications, general public relations, corporate social obligation, troubles administration and the shared functions for gatherings setting up, promotions, visual communications, editorial and picture operations.

Gilmore reports straight to Peter Rice, chairman of Common Leisure at Disney.

“Charissa’s these kinds of an essential and trusted husband or wife to me and my leadership staff, as nicely as to her colleagues throughout the enterprise,” Rice stated in a assertion Tuesday. “Beyond her excellent experienced expertise, I deeply worth her considerate assistance, her candid responses and her ability to maintain poise under pressure. We’re exceptionally lucky to have her guiding our communications system and leading our endeavours to share the Disney story with the entire world.”

Gilmore extra: “After more than 30 many years, I however truly feel the delight and enjoyment that I did when I 1st joined Disney. It is been a desire to operate for a organization in the organization of storytelling and with fantastic colleagues who are passionate, resourceful and supportive. I am quite grateful to Peter for placing a large bar for fantastic programming, and then supplying all of us with the encouragement and sources required to succeed and I am unbelievably honored to have the possibility to operate with a environment-class leadership crew that is truly the most effective in the business.”

Starting in the advertising group at Buena Vista Worldwide Television, in which she oversaw publicity, promotions and synergy for movie and tv global distribution, Gilmore has risen by way of the ranks about her a few decades doing work at Disney to become main of staff for Anne Sweeney, then co-chair of Disney Media Network and president of Disney/ABC Television Group followed by vice president of electronic media for Disney/ABC Tv then head of communications at ABC Studios and most recently vice president of global distribution communications for Disney/ABC Tv.

Gilmore received the Maxwell Weinberg Publicist Showmanship Award for her work launching “Alias.” She is a graduate of College of Southern California and retains a Bachelor of Arts in community relations from the Annenberg School of Journalism.

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