November 30, 2021
Amazon has reportedly lured longtime digital executive Kelly Day away from ViacomCBS International to the newly created position of VP of Prime Video International. Day begins her new position in January, reporting to Mike Hopkins, SVP of Prime Video and Amazon Studios.
Formerly president of Viacom Digital Studios, Day is credited with upgrading the media giant’s digital content and distribution. Under her leadership, VDS created and distributed thousands of hours of premium digital content across Viacom’s global entertainment brands including MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central.
During her ViacomCBS tenure, Day spearheaded the acquisitions of both Awesomeness TV and VidCon, an annual festival and conference for online video expanded to Singapore, Abu Dhabi, Mexico and London.