Angela Tarantino, HBO’s senior vice president of media relations, is leaving the cabler after 32 years, has confirmed.
Tarantino joined HBO as an executive secretary in 1990. She began her career as a publicist and was promoted to vice-president in 2004. In 2017, she was promoted to senior vice-president. She oversaw the media relations team’s efforts on original films, specials and shows. “Sex and the City,”Her first series, which was her first, won the Emmys 2001 top award for a cable program. It was also Time Magazine’s first cover-grabbing HBO series.
Tarantino’s award-winning press campaigns include “Succession,”This drama series won Outstanding Drama Series Emmy Awards in two consecutive years. “John Adams,”This team won a record 13 times in 2008; “Watchmen,”The film was nominated for 11 Emmys, including Best Limited Series. This executive also oversees Emmy-winning films, such as “Grey Gardens,” “Game Change”And “Recount.”
This news comes after Tarantino’s fellow long-tenured HBO colleague Karen Jones, who was executive vice president and head of communications for HBO and HBO Max, would be leaving the company after over two decades.
Deadline first reported the news of Tarantino’s departure.