LOS ANGELES—Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has named Janet Janjigian as senior vice president of corporate communications. Janjigian, a former reporter, will assist in coordinating corporate communications throughout the company and will work closely with the MPAA on Congressional issues. She reports to Joe Fitzgerald, executive vice president investor relations and corporate communications.
Janjigian comes to MGM after covering the White House, the Capitol, the Pentagon and the State Department as well as serving as a general assignment reporter. She is best known for her investigative work on the use and misuse of pension funds for NBC as well as her Personal Look series at NBC News, a six-part exploration of the impact of the earthquake in Armenia.
Janjigian has won numerous awards for her work, including two Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and the Dartmouth Tuck Award from the Dartmouth School of Business for outstanding reporting of business and economic issues.
According to Chris McGurk, vice-chairman and COO of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Janjigian’s “expertise will be invaluable in helping MGM continue to build and maintain effective relationships with our constituencies around the world, as well as coordinating our commitment to community outreach here at home.”