NEW YORK: AMC Networks has named James Maiella SVP of corporate communications, effective next month.
Maiella, who previously served as VP of media relations at Cablevision Systems, will report to Ellen Kroner, EVP of communications and marketing at AMC.
His responsibilities include managing business and trade media engagement for AMC, IFC, WE TV, and IFC Films and working with Georgia Juvelis, another corporate communications SVP at the network.
Prior to his 10-year stint at Cablevision, Maiella served as SVP for strategic communications agency Robinson Lerer & Montgomery. He also worked at RCN as director of media relations and served as a congressional communications director.