Disney Internet Adds Flannigan As Sr. VP Of Websites
Walt Disney Internet Group (WDIG) (WDIG) has promoted Erik Flannigan to senior VP of non-Disney-branded entertainment Websites. Previously, Flannigan served as VP of MrShowbiz.com, Movies.com and Wall of Sound. In his new position, Flannigan will continue to be responsible for those three sites as well as ABC.com and Oscar.com. He will relocate to Los Angeles from Seattle. Flannigan joined MrShowbiz in 1995 as an associate editor. Before joining Mr.Showbiz, Flannigan was managing editor of the music publication ICE and senior editor at the Rocket, an independent music newspaper in Seattle. "Erik is recognized as a pioneer in entertainment news and information on the Web and, for that reason, is particularly well-suited for this newly created position -- overseeing the entire non-Disney-branded entertainment segment of our Web portfolio," said WDIG executive VP Richard Glover.