Fox Taps Louise Kaufman to Run New York PR Shop

The Summit and Paramount veteran will oversee Fox's New York publicity team

Louise Kaufman will run Fox’s New York PR shop starting May 29, the studio announced Wednesday.

Kaufman has spent the last three years on Summit Entertainment’s New York publicity team where she headed the campaigns for the "Twilight" franchise and "The Hurt Locker."

Prior to Summit, Kaufman spent 18 years at Paramount, 12 of them running the studio’s New York PR team.

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"We are extremely lucky to have such a seasoned pro heading our New York publicity efforts," Bumble Ward, Fox’s EVP of publicity, said in a statement. "She has not only managed campaigns for some of the biggest blockbusters and most critically acclaimed films of all time, but she has the superb reputation of cultivating lasting relationships across the industry.”