Starz Ups Wyrick To VP, Digital Platforms

Focused On TVE Apps,, Affiliate Integrations
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Starz has promoted Jason Wyrick to vice president, digital platforms, where he will be responsible for the technology and systems for the premium programmer’s TV Everywhere apps (Starz Play, Encore Play, and MoviePlex Play),, and affiliate integrations.

Wyrick, who joined Starz in 2005 and most recently served as senior director of digital platforms, will also head up the Starz Digital Platforms team in areas of development, launch and ongoing management of digital products and services.

“Jason is a key contributor to the company and we’re confident Jason will continue to lead, inspire and drive the team to produce world-class software to deliver Starz content, services and products,” Ray Milius, EVP of programming operations for Starz, said in a statement.

Jodi Robinson, Starz’s former VP, Internet & Interactive technology and an exec who had been playing a key role in the programmer’s TVE and other digital initiatives, recently was named SVP, user experience design and development for Charter Communications.