Since graduating from Cal State Northridge in 1985 with a B.A. in journalism, Courtney Simmons (pictured) has enjoyed a smooth, linear PR career at Six Flags Magic Mountain, Premier Rides Inc., LEGOLAND, Sony Online Entertainment, and Disney Interactive Media. To that list she can now add Warner Bros.
As new senior vp of publicity for DC Entertainment, Simmons will oversee PR for Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, MAD Magazine, and other name brand properties. She will also, from Burbank, manage a New York based DC publicity team. Per today’s press release:
A longtime advocate for encouraging women toward career paths in the creative and applied arts, Simmons was instrumental in creating the G.I.R.L. Scholarship Program that awards college scholarships to women who are looking for careers in the development and production of interactive media.