Web veteran Jim Moloshok joins Media Ventures in the newly created position of president, responsible for exploring new opportunities for HBO, focusing on the point of intersection between innovative content and changing technology.
"Jim has a keen understanding and much valuable experience in the world of cross-media programming, said Chris Albrecht, ceo of HBO, who made the announcement. We are really excited to have him on our team."
"At HBO, we are looking to the future and integrating new media and technology plans in almost every department," Carmi Zlotnik, evp, original programming, business development & new media, who Moloshok reports. "Jim's unique perspective will contribute immensely to company-wide efforts."
Moloshok was svp, entertainment and content relationships at Yahoo! He joined Yahoo1 in 2002 as svp of media and entertainment, overseeing such properties as Yahoo! Movies, Yahoo! TV, Yahoo! Sports, Yahoo! Games, Yahoo! Finance and Yahooligans.
Prior to Yahoo!, Moloshok spent 11 years at Warner Bros. He was co-founder/president of Warner Bros. Online, overseeing the Web presence for all of the company's brands, including movies, television and retail. Additionally, he was president/ceo of Entertaindom.com, an entertainment web destination that featured original online programming. Moloshok also served as svp of Warner Bros. marketing and advertising, supervising successful marketing programs for such popular television hits as FRIENDS, THE DREW CAREY SHOW, ER and THE ROSIE O'DONNELL SHOW.
Moloshok joined Warner Bros. in 1989, when the company acquired Lorimar Telepictures, where he was svp of marketing. Previously, he held the same position at Telepictures, a television distribution company, which merged with Lorimar in 1986. He also worked at Group W Productions, now part of CBS, on various syndicated television programs, and held news and promotion positions at local television stations in Detroit, Philadelphia and Syracuse.