In her new role, she will lead the Artistic Talents area in General Entertainment for Latin America.
WarnerMedia Latin America announced today the hiring of Mônica Albuquerque to lead the Artistic Talents area in General Entertainment for Latin America. She will work alongside the General Entertainment team led by Tomás Yankelevich, Chief Content Officer, for the company’s integrated portfolio.
Mônica Albuquerque will be responsible for leading the search, hiring and management of actors, directors and authors for WarnerMedia Latin America fiction and non-fiction productions. The executive will work closely with the Latin American content production and distribution divisions for linear and digital channels, including the premium brand HBO, the new streaming service HBO Max and basic brands such as TNT, TNT Series, Space, Cinemax and Warner Channel, in addition to TNT Sports properties.
“In WarnerMedia, we wish to be the best place for storytellers to develop their projects and realize their artistic powers, providing entertainment experiences desired by our audiences, anytime and anywhere,” says Tomás Yankelevich. “Mônica’s expertise reinforces WarnerMedia’s goal of providing entertainment experiences desired by our audiences, anytime and anywhere.”
“I am deeply happy and motivated by this challenge. WarnerMedia is a company that I admire and I hope to contribute to the integration of Latin American talents that result in an important force in the constitution of this global content market. Working alongside the team, under the leadership of Tomás, I am certain that I will find an environment conducive to developing quality projects and with the innovation seal that is characteristic of the brand,” said Mônica.
Mônica Albuquerque is the first Brazilian named among the 50 most influential and impactful women in the entertainment industry in the world by the International Women’s Impact Report of the American magazine Variety, in 2019. She worked at TV Globo for 21 years, seven of they are in charge of the station’s Artistic Development and Monitoring department. During her tenure, she opened space for new actors, directors and authors, also proposing innovative work processes and talent development.