Needle oversees all acquisition efforts at Screen Media, including finding domestic new releases and foreign sales. He also programs the company’s Crackle Plus network. In addition, he oversees Screen Media’s involvement in the company’s co-production efforts.
Screen Media also announced the hiring of Katharyn Howe to the post of vice president, global acquisitions and co-productions. Howe will report directly to Needle and will be responsible for continuing the company’s acquisitions and productions efforts, while also managing the department’s staff, which includes Creative Executive Conor McAdam and Managers of Acquisitions Brendan Murray and Logan Taylor.
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