Cartoon Network has named Christina Miller as its new president and general manager. She will also serve the same roles for Adult Swim and Boomerang. Miller fills the leadership vacancy left by Stu Snyder, who departed the network in March.
Miller joins CN from Turner Sports Strategy/Marketing/Programming where she oversaw NBA Digital’s portfolio including the NBA TV network and NBA.com. Prior to that job, she was senior v-p of Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) and directed the network’s consumer products and home video business in the United States. At CNE she launched the merchandise line for Ben 10 and epxanded the division’s role to include third-party licensing.
In her new role, Miller will work with Turner International to “establish short and long-term priorities, as well as an overall worldwide strategic plan that will more closely align the kids business.” Miller, who will report to David Levy, president of Turner Broadcasting System, will lead a team of business and creative execs including Rob Sorcher, chief content officer for Cartoon Network, and Mike Lazzo, exec-vp/creative director of Adult Swim.