Universal City, Calif – February 16, 2023 — NBCUniversal is investing in its leadership with the promotion of three key executives across the portfolio, furthering the company’s commitment to cross-divisional partnerships.
The announcement of the two new leaders in the advertising business follows the organization’s restructuring, which focused on better serving clients and partners in a One Platform environment. In addition, E! continues to build up its leadership team while solidifying its role in entertainment news well into the future.
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Tammy Filler, who most recently served as Executive Vice President and Editor-in-Chief at E! News, will join the Advertising & Partnerships division as Executive Vice President of the new Content and Talent Partnerships team.
Now reporting directly into Josh Feldman, Global Chief Marketing Officer for NBCUniversal’s Advertising & Partnerships division, Filler will be responsible for evolving and maintaining advertising strategies and sponsorships as well as developing monetization opportunities around NBCU IP and talent. She will lead a strategic team of content and talent subject matter experts across the NBCUniversal portfolio.
Since joining E! News in 2019, Filler has been an integral part of the brand’s multi-platform growth, most recently overseeing the creative development and production of current franchises as well as all digital content across E! Online, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube, Facebook, TikTok and Instagram. While in this role, Filler partnered with the NBCUniversal Creative Partnerships and Ad Sales division and drove the development of innovative content, including “While You Were Streaming,” which generated an average of 1.2 million viewers per episode on Twitter. A four-time Emmy Award-winning producer, Filler has a deep history with NBCUniversal, having served as the executive producer of the fourth hour of “TODAY” where she rebranded the show to “Kathie Lee & Hoda.” In this role, Filler launched and built the hour into the only daytime talk program to show growth over the 10-year period.
Following Filler’s transition, Jenny Depper, who exits the role of Vice President, Digital for Syndication Studios, will take on the role of Senior Vice President, E! News Digital. Reporting to Tracie Wilson, Executive Vice President, Syndication Studios and E! News, Depper will assume oversight of Digital Strategy, Audience & Monetization, and Content Development across the business.
Depper joined NBCUniversal in 2017 and most recently oversaw digital strategy, content development, growth and revenue for Syndication Studios’ digital properties, including “The Kelly Clarkson Show,” “Access Hollywood,” “Karamo,” “The Steve Wilkos Show,” “Maury Povich” and “Jerry Springer.” She also led digital original video programming across all syndication properties. In conjunction with Depper’s promotion, the search for a new digital strategy lead for Syndication Studios is currently underway.
Depper joins E! News at a time when the brand’s multiplatform digital footprint continues to grow. To date, E! News boasts nearly 80 million total followers across social platforms.
As Executive Vice President, Creative Partnerships for the Advertising & Partnerships group, Jamie Cutburth will be responsible for executing the marketing vision for the company’s advertising partners across the entire NBCUniversal ecosystem. Cutburth is responsible for working with clients across marketing, creative and the development and implementation of creative strategies that leverage all of NBCUniversal’s portfolio, including streaming, linear, social and digital.
Cutburth joined NBCUniversal in 2011 where he has previously led partnership strategy for iconic brands such as “Top Chef, “The Real Housewives” franchise, BravoCon, as well as the “TODAY,” NBC News, “The Kelly Clarkson Show” and WWE. He most recently served as Senior Vice President of Creative and Development for the division. Cutburth will also report directly to Josh Feldman alongside Filler.