VEVO ANNOUNCES NEW HIRES ON ORIGINAL CONTENT TEAMMay 17, 2017
NEW YORK, NY, May 17, 2017
Today, Vevo, the world’s leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform, announced several new additions to its Original Content team. Kim Taylor Bennett, Anupa Mistry, Priya Minhas, Cameron Robert, Lika Kumoi, Kevin Rose, and Jayson Rodriguez join the company under Vevo’s Vice President, Original Content, Joseph Patel. The new hires will be dedicated to creating exclusive original programming, reinforcing Vevo’s mission to bring unique, compelling music content to the platform.
Effective immediately, Kim Taylor Bennett has been named Senior Creative Producer. Bennett joins Vevo from Noisey where she was an editor, producer and host at Noisey and Vice. Anupa Mistry has been named Creative Producer for Vevo. Mistry was previously an Editor at The FADER. Priya Minhas serves as an Original and Branded Content Producer. Recently Minhas was a Creative Producer at Buzzfeed. Video Producer, Cameron Robert, joins the team from NPR. Lika Kumoi, Senior Video Editor, comes to Vevo from Revolt. Lastly, Jayson Rodriguez has been named Creative Producer and Kevin Rose joins Vevo as a Video Editor.
“I’m thrilled to welcome these incredibly talented individuals to Vevo’s expanding Original Content team,” says Joseph Patel, Vice President, Original Content. “It speaks to our commitment to delivering high-quality programming around music video and music culture, from a diverse array of voices.”
In addition to Vevo’s existing original programs such as LIFT, dscvr, :60 With, and Vevo Meets, the team is currently working on a content slate that includes documentaries, scripted shorts, music videos, festival coverage and more. Further information regarding the slate will be released in the coming weeks.
Vevo is the world’s leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform with over 23 billion monthly views globally. Vevo delivers a personalized and expertly curated experience for audiences to explore and discover music videos, exclusive original programming and live performances from the artists they love on mobile, web and connected TV.