Marjorie Cohn

Warner vet succeeds Katzenberg at DreamWorks

NBCUniversal has placed ex-Warner Bros. toon chief Chris DeFaria at the fill chief of DreamWorks Animation (DWA)’s new parent group, in effect replacing Jeffrey Katzenberg. This comes after NBCU paid US$3.8 billion for DWA, placed the company within the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group. As part of the deal, DWA founder Katzenberg stepped back from his […]

Ex-Nick content boss joins DreamWorks Animation as TV chief

Former Nickelodeon content chief Marjorie Cohn has joined DreamWorks Animation to spearhead its push into television. Cohn exited Nick in a major top level overhaul earlier this year and has now joined Jeffrey Katzenberg’s company to become its first ever head of television. Also joining is another former Nick exec, Mark Taylor, who will become […]

Nickelodeon’s Cohn exits

Nickelodeon’s long-serving Marjorie Cohn is exiting the kids’ cable channel after 26 years. The latest top level restructure at the Viacom-owned sees Cohn, currently Nick’s president of content development, opting to leave almost a year after she added animation and digital development to her live-action slate, following the departure of Browne Johnson. Nick’s president of […]