Joanna Massey, Former Lionsgate SVP of Corp Communications, Joins Conde Nast

She was named head of CNE communications, a newly created position

Joanna Massey, former SVP of Corporate Communications at Lionsgate, has joined Conde Nast Entertainment as the head of CNE communications, the company announced Tuesday.

In the newly created position, Massey will develop and execute the division’s external and internal communications strategies and oversee media relations and executive communications.

“I worked with Joanna for many years at both UPN and The CW and she is an excellent strategist and innovative thinker whose experience in film, television and corporate communications are a perfect fit to help grow CNE’s presence in the community,” Dawn Ostroff, president of CNE, said in a statement. Massey will report to Ostroff.

Prior to joining CNE, Massey served as the SVP of Corporate Communications at Lionsgate, where she served as corporate spokesperson and helped handle communications for quarterly reporting, M&A activities and announcement from the company’s film, TV, games, streaming and entertainment business realms.

Before Lionsgate, Massey served as SVP of corporate communications and publicity at the Hub Network as well as CBS Corporation and UPN. She began her career in public relations at Fleishman-Hillard, but transitioned to the entertainment industry to work at the CBS Television Network and then at LMNO Productions.

Massey will be based at CNE’s New York headquarters.