TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Yahoo Hires Gen. Manager of MSN's Programming Group

Yahoo Hires Gen. Manager of MSN's Programming Group

Lisa Minter (
02 Apr 2005 13:59:31 -0800

Scott Moore will be based in Santa Monica, California, and report to
Yahoo Media Group leader Lloyd Braun. Moore will join the company on
May 2 and oversee a number of media sites within the group, Yahoo

Earlier in his career, Moore had been publisher of Slate, the Internet
magazine recently sold by Microsoft to the Washington Post.

Yahoo, which is expanding in Southern California amid a move closer to
Hollywood's entertainment companies, has been led by former studio
chief Terry Semel since 2001.

Yahoo hired Braun, a former chairman of Walt Disney Co.'s ABC
Entertainment Television Group, in November.

The Silicon Valley company, which reaps most of its revenue from
advertising, is actively seeking content deals as it moves to broaden
into entertainment and beyond such staples as shopping, e-mail and Web

Yahoo already has signed content deals with "Survivor" creator Mark
Burnett Productions and JibJab Media, a producer of short animated

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