CN Levels Up Games Exec Waldron

Cartoon Network has named Chris Waldron to the job of VP gaming operations.

Waldron previously served as director of technology for Cartoon Network New Media and headed up Turner Broadcasting’s first game development studio.

In his new job, Waldron will oversee Cartoon Network’s game development studio, game production and the overall games strategy for Cartoon Network Digital. He also will continue to serve as executive producer on Cartoon Network Universe: FusionFall, a massive multiplayer online game that launched in January.

Based in Atlanta, Waldron will report to Paul Condolora, senior VP digital for Turner Broadcasting’s Animation, Young Adults & Kids Media group.