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Participant Media Names Amy Glickman Senior Vice President, Publicity and Corporate Communications

LOS ANGELES (August 15, 2017) – Participant Media has appointed Amy Glickman Senior Vice President, Publicity and Corporate Communications. In this position, Glickman will harness her background in media and social impact to lead and supervise entertainment publicity, events and corporate communications for the company. She will develop and execute innovative, strategic publicity initiatives across all divisions and content, including film, television, and digital, as well as oversee internal and external communications. The announcement was made today by Christina Kounelias, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Marketing, to whom Glickman will report. 

“Amy has an exceptionally diverse background in brand partnerships, influencer engagement and strategic communications that makes her uniquely suited for this significant role at Participant,” commented Kounelias. “She will be a huge asset as we seek to amplify our social impact campaigns with a growing network of like-minded media, brand and influencer partners. We are thrilled to welcome her to our team as we head into a busy and exciting fall with Human Flow, Breathe, Wonder and A Fantastic Woman." 

Glickman added, “I am so happy to join a company that is breaking the mold of impactful storytelling to create positive change. I have been so impressed with their work on An Inconvenient Sequel in reaching broad audiences across multiple mediums and accelerating the conversation and positive work around the climate crisis. I Iook forward to working with Christina and the Participant team to bring awareness to important global issues that affect us all.”

Glickman’s prolific career in public relations has spanned leading global organizations in entertainment, social impact, fashion, lifestyle, and consumer technology. She joins Participant Media with extensive agency and in-house experience developing strategic communication strategies and providing special event services for a wide range of clients; most notably, eBay, Fox Consumer Products, Norman Lear’s Declare Yourself, Sony, St. Jude Children's Hospital, Autism Speaks, Target, Tommy Hilfiger, and The Tribeca Film Festival. She was the Senior Press Advisor to Bono’s (RED) organization, and worked with the world’s most iconic brands, including Apple, Gap, Nike, and Starbucks, to successfully implement high-profile initiatives.

Glickman served in various leadership roles at 42 WEST, PMK*BNC, and Rubenstein Communications, where she oversaw communications strategy for an extensive list of clients and special projects. At BNC, she developed media campaigns for directors, producers, and screenwriters in television and film, and started her career in the Entertainment Division at Rogers and Cowan.


Amy Glickman

Senior Vice President, Publicity and Corporate Communications

Participant Media

aglickman@participant.com / 310-550-5100

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Founded in 2004 by Jeff Skoll, Participant Media’s (www.participantmedia.com) content combines the power of a good story well told with opportunities for real world impact and awareness around the most pressing global issues of our time. As an industry content leader, Participant annually produces up to six narrative feature films, five documentary films, three episodic television series, and more than 30 hours of digital short form programming, through its digital subsidiary SoulPancake—all aimed at entertainment that inspires social awareness and engaging audiences to participate in positive social change. Participant’s content and social impact mandate speaks directly to the rise of today’s “conscious consumer,” representing over 2 billion consumers who are compelled to make impactful content a priority focus. Through its worldwide network of traditional and digital distribution, aligned with partnerships with key non-profit and NGO organizations, Participant is positioned uniquely within the industry to engage a rapidly growing audience while bringing global awareness and action to today’s most vital issues.

Participant’s more than 100 films, including Spotlight, Contagion, Lincoln, The Help, He Named Me Malala, The Look of Silence, CITIZENFOUR, Food, Inc. and An Inconvenient Truth, have collectively earned 73 Academy Award® nominations and 18 wins, including Best Picture for Green Book and Spotlight and Best Foreign Language Film for Roma and A Fantastic Woman. Participant’s digital entertainment division, SoulPancake (www.soulpancake.com), is an award-winning provider of thought-provoking, joyful, and uplifting digital content including such widely popular series as Kid President and The Science of Happiness and reaches an audience of nearly 9 million fans. Follow Participant Media on Twitter and on Facebook and Instagram. Follow SoulPancake on Twitter and on Facebook and Instagram.


Participant Media became a Certified B Corporation in 2018. B Corps are a new type of company that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Corp certification is to business what Fair Trade certification is to coffee or USDA Organic certification is to milk.