LOS ANGELES—Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has named Jeff Pryor to the newly created post of executive vice president, corporate communications. Pryor reports directly to MGM chairman Harry Sloan and will direct communication and public relations strategies for all of MGM operating divisions including Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, United Artists Films, MGM Television Entertainment, MGM Networks.
In addition, Pryor will also be involved in the communication and publicity strategies and campaigns for MGM’s international TV channels and global channel interest, which collectively serve nearly 110 countries.
Pryor, who has worked closely with Sloan for the past 10 years, joins MGM from the Los Angeles-based public relations agency Priority Public Relations, which he founded as Pryor & Associates in 1990. He has handled corporate marketing initiatives and global publicity for SBS Broadcasting, Europe’s second largest broadcasting company.