Susan Shipsky has been named VP of production for Turner Broadcasting’s Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media’s (AYAKM) Creative Group, it was announced today by Michael Ouweleen, senior vice president and group creative director for AYAKM’s Creative Group.
In her new role, Shipsky will be responsible for overseeing all video, print, special event and digital production and post-production for Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang sponsorship and collateral material. She also will supervise all on-air branding, promotion production and post-production for Cartoon Network and Boomerang. Shipsky will be based in Atlanta and report directly to Ouweleen.
“Susan has great production chops in both live action and animation, combines TV and digital experience, has great management skills and has actually served as an informal mentor to many of our staff for more than ten years,” said Ouweleen. “We’re very excited that we now get to work with Susan day in and day out.”
Before joining Turner, Shipsky was VP of business development at digital studio MaxMedia and partner and exec producer at animation studio Primal Screen. She holds a B.A. in radio/TV communications from Ohio University in Athens. She is an active member of Women in Cable & Telecommunications (WICT) and of PromaxBDA.