Hot on the heels of it’s First Amendment new hire yesterday, Twitter announced another high profile new hire today, snatching away Ben Grossman, the former Editor-in-Chief of Broadcasting & Cable to be the new head of Twitter’s Global Operations for Twitter’s Media team.
Grossman announced the job change on Twitter:
And also via email to his personal contacts (excerpt below):
Looking ahead, I am thrilled and honored to be joining Twitter, of which I am a rabid user and fan as it quite literally reshapes the way we communicate. I will be joining Twitter’s dynamic Media team led by the highly-regarded Chloe Sladden, whose impressive team develops partnerships with media, news and entertainment organizations, as well as athletes, actors, musicians, politicians, journalists, civic leaders and more. I look forward to working with all of you in my new role, and want to thank Chloe, her team, Ali Rowghani and Dick Costolo for having me.
He’ll be helping Twitter’s Media VP, Chloe Sladden with her quest to make “Twitter essential to TV, music, sports, news, politics & non-profits.”
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