April Carretta has been named Head of Communications, Direct to Consumer, main international communications for Disney’s portfolio of direct-to-consumer video streaming companies.
In the brand new position, Carretta will lead proactive and built-in communications, together with shopper, content material publicity, worldwide, disaster communications and incident administration, in addition to inside worker communications. She will report on to Heather Hust Rivera, senior vice chairman of communications for Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution general.
According to Deadline, Carretta joined Disney in 2019, the place she led communications for the corporate’s Platform Distribution group, tasked with shaping communications throughout all of DMED’s third-party media gross sales efforts for distribution, content material gross sales agreements, affiliate internet marketing for direct-to-consumer companies and linear media networks, international theatrical movie distribution, and different Disney properties. Earlier in her profession, she labored in advertising and marketing and international communications for Twentieth Century Fox, Edelman and Sony Pictures.