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Funny or Die has some new executives around the office. The digital media company has hired Owen Burke for the newly-created position of editor-in-chief, and has promoted Chris Bruss to the role of President of Digital Content.
Burke comes to Funny or Die already highly familiar with the digital media company. The executive has consulted for Funny or Die since 2007. Burke also executive produced the company’s The Chris Gethard Show for linear airing on Fusion. The new Funny or Die executive also brings plenty of comedy experience to the table, having held the artistic director position at Upright Citizen’s Brigade New York theater and performing at the group’s Los Angeles-based location.
“Owen was born to be the day-to-day creative head of Fod,” Funny or Die co-founder Adam McKay said in a statement as reported by Variety. “He’s collaborative, smart and most of all very, very funny. »
- Bree Brouwer
Funny or Die is establishing new leadership over its digital content efforts. The comedy website founded by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy has promoted Chris Bruss to president of digital content and has tapped Gary Sanchez Productions' Owen Burke as its first editor-in-chief of content. Together, Bruss and Burke will oversee all digital content creation, production and strategy for Funny or Die. This includes the website's signature comedy video clips as well as non-video content, branded and partner content, Funny or Die News and content for social media platforms and apps. "As Funny Or
- Natalie Jarvey
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