First Look Media announced on Monday that they have appointed Drew Wilson as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, he will oversee the financial affairs of the company, as well as work toward strategic planning and development. His work encompasses the “entertainment studio, consumer businesses, and journalism operations, and will support all the company’s brands including Topic, The Intercept, Field of Vision and The Nib.”
In addressing the appointment, First Look Media CEO Michael Bloom said:
“Drew is perfect for this role given his expertise in studio and consumer businesses and his desire to make an impact with our company’s unique mission. He joins at an opportune time as we build upon the great momentum we’re enjoying across film, TV, digital and journalism.”
Wilson also commented:
“I am excited to be joining Michael and the First Look Media team at this pivotal growth period. FLM has great potential to significantly expand in the media and entertainment space while maintaining its dedication to fearless independent journalism and film storytelling. I look forward to bringing my experiences to the team and helping FLM achieve its long-term goals.”
Wilson has built his career in media. His most recent employer was AwesomenessTV, which is majority owned by Comcast-NBCUniversal. He also worked for RLJ Entertainment, a producer and distributor of film and TV series. His other employment experiences include Host Marriott Corporation, Crown Books, and PriceWaterhouse Cooper.
About First Look Media:
A bold, independent spirit defines everything we do at – from journalism that holds the powerful accountable, to art and entertainment that shape our culture. Launched by eBay founder and philanthropist Pierre Omidyar, First Look Media is built on the belief that freedom of expression and of the press, diverse voices, and fiercely independent perspectives, are vital to a healthy democracy and a vibrant culture.