'Amazon Taps Jennifer Salke, Chris Brearton to Run MGM

Salke, Chris Brearton to Run MGM

Amazon has

settled on a new corporate structure for its expanded content operations, putting most of MGM

Salke will

oversee all aspects of scripted TV and film, distribution and marketing for MGM

Brearton will

oversee MGM’s unscripted TV, the MGM+ streaming service and he will also hold the

Salke and

Brearton both report to Mike Hopkins, senior VP of Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Studios and

The moves

were expected after months of speculation regarding how MGM would be integrated into the Amazon

Hopkins confirmed

the new hierarchy in a memo to staffers late Tuesday

“Jen’s outstanding

reputation in the creative community has earned her the respect of Hollywood’s top

The studio’s

film leadership team of Michael De Luca and Pam Abdy exited weeks after the

Mark Burnett,

the famed producer who also ran MGM TV, confirmed his departure on Monday, which paved

Salke plans

to hire a film executive to lead feature development and production

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