LOS ANGELES: Weinstein Co., the post-Miramax endeavor of film moguls Bob and Harvey Weinstein, has hired a top Dan Klores executive to head its publicity department.
Liza Burnett takes the title of EVP of publicity, and will be in charge of all domestic PR. She will be based in New York.
"I thought it was an incredible opportunity to work with two legends in the film business," said Burnett. "Their savvy and taste in films is something that really appealed to me."
The Weinstein's are in the process of closing out their deal with Miramax parent company Disney, including releasing 21 films before Sept. 16th. The company also has a number of new productions and acquisitions in the pipeline.
Burnett begins her new post on September 12th. She has been with DKC for more than six years, where she headed the company's film division.