His 17-year career at the studio was capped off with an executive stint in content strategy and acquisitions for the Peacock streaming service. Whiting died suddenly on Jan. 4 of cardiac arrest resulting from pneumonia and complications from COVID-19, his family said. He was 45.
Todd Whiting has been promoted to SVP, NBCUniversal Cable & New Media Distribution. Whiting will continue to work closely with the unit’s president, Frances Manfredi, in digital content licensing for NBCUniversal’s network and cable TV series and Universal Film to subscription on demand (SOD) clients, like Netflix and Amazon, as well as other digital platforms. […]