Warner Bros. International TV Distribution has hired Jessica Pinto for the newly created post of director of animation marketing. She will head the creative side of the new international Kids WB! blocks, in addition to managing sales and marketing presentations for programs the company distributes to other foreign networks. Previously, she served as vp, programming & scheduling for the Kids' WB! Pinto will be based in Burbank and report to Warner Bros. TV creative services svp Lisa Gregorian.
Warner Bros. International TV Distribution announced its Kids WB! block at MIPCOM 2003. It airs on TPS Cinefamily in France and will come to RTL2 in Germany at the beginning of next year.