Dawn Ostroff


Spotify builds content team with Condé Nast hire

Spotify has hired Condé Nast Entertainment’s (CNE) acting president Sahar Elhabashi as VP of content business, where she will join former boss Dawn Ostroff to build the platform’s content business. Elhabasi joins Ostroff who linked with Spotify as chief content officer in June and formerly acted as CNE president. The duo helped to develop Conde […]

TBI Weekly: Is Spotify joining the TV hustle?

This week, Spotify hired a TV veteran as its new content chief, which some predict is a sign that the streamer may make a serious push into TV. Dawn Ostroff joins from Condé Nast where she was president of entertainment. The exec joined the publisher in 2011 where she helped found Condé Nast Entertainment and […]

Spotify appoints ex-CW exec as chief content officer

Spotify has appointed Condé Nast’s president of entertainment, Dawn Ostroff, as its chief content officer, overseeing partnerships across music, audio and video. Ostfoff, who has a strong background in television, replaces Stefan Blom, who was the music streaming service’s New York-based chief strategy and content officer until earlier this year. Ostroff helped to found Condé […]

Sky-backed VR firm confirms original

An episodic virtual reality series from American movie director Doug Liman is going into production. Liman and his production partner at 30 Ninjas, Julina Tatlock, are working with cinematic VR firm Jaunt, Condé Nast Entertainment and Oscar-nominated screenwriter Melisa Wallack (Dallas Buyers Club) on the series, Invisible. Jaunt, which European satcaster Sky, ProSiebenSat.1 and The […]

Ex-Dailymotion exec joins Condé Nast

Former Dailymotion US general manager Joy Marcus has joined the video content arm of magazine publisher Condé Nast. Marcus joins Condé Nast Entertainment as GM and executive VP, joining former CW president Dawn Ostroff, who runs the emerging content group. Marcus is best known for launching VOD service Dailymotion’s North American business, but was most […]

Fox scores Condé Naste first-look scripted deal

Twentieth Century Fox Television has scored a first-look deal for scripted projects from the entertainment arm of magazine publisher Condé Naste. The deal marks the first such agreement for Condé Nate Entertainment (CNE). The division is better known for unscripted series such as Ovation’s reality series The Fashion Fund, though it is working with The […]