YouTube Names Two Programming Execs

Former WGN America head of scripted Jon Wax is joining YouTube as head of drama, scripted and current programming. He is one of two high-profile new executives hires by the Google-owned online video platform tied to the company’s YouTube Red Originals, along with former Fox Broadcasting Chief Marketing Officer Angela Courtin, who has been named global head of YouTube TV and originals marketing.

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