Disney exec on Top 100 list
MEDIA DISTRICT WEST -- Nina Jacobson, President of Buena Vista
Motion Picture Group, was ranked No. 16 on the Hollywood Reporter's
100 Most Powerful Women in Entertainment.
Jacobson is credited with guiding Disney projects including
"Signs," "The Royal Tenenbaums" and "Sweet Home Alabama."
Research exec moves to NBC
MEDIA DISTRICT WEST -- Melva Goffney was named Senior Vice
President of NBC's West Coast Program Research Department.
The job will have her overseeing research for entertainment
programming including prime-time, late-night, daytime and Saturday
Prior to her appointment, Goffney was the Director of Research at
Nickelodeon, where she worked on strategies for the company's
products, magazine and online divisions.
Other past posts had Goffney at the Disney Channel and Toon
Disney, Comedy Central and the Cartoon Network.