Amazon Studios’ New Boss Is Reshaping Its Strategy. Step One: Lure New Talent. [NY Times]

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Amazon Studios’ New Boss Is Reshaping Its Strategy. Step One: Lure New Talent. [NY Times]

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By Brooks Barnes and John Koblin

June 11, 2018 | Jennifer Salke has been the head of television and movies at Amazon Studios for four months. Her sunny corner office at Culver Studios, a historic movie lot that now serves as Amazon’s entertainment headquarters, has not yet been fully put together. She is still getting to know some staff members in the film department.

That is because Ms. Salke has been busy performing triage — fixing what was left behind by her predecessor, Roy Price, who was ousted in October after a sexual harassment scandal. She has been meeting with producers and writers to unmuddle the message of what kind of programming Amazon wants and jump-starting Amazon’s assembly line to catch up to a fast-moving Netflix and an insurgent Apple.

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