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Robson Takes Over New Movie Initiatives at MTV

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood May 12, 2010 at 2:35AM

As I previously reported, AOL Moviefone editor-in-chief Scott Robson has landed on his feet at MTV as VP of New Movie Initiatives. Robson will oversee new movie-related projects at MTV Music Group’s MTV.com and VH1.com to enhance and expand movie-related content. He reports to MTV Networks Music & Logo exec vp Dermot McCormack.
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Thompson on Hollywood

As I previously reported, AOL Moviefone editor-in-chief Scott Robson has landed on his feet at MTV as VP of New Movie Initiatives. Robson will oversee new movie-related projects at MTV Music Group’s MTV.com and VH1.com to enhance and expand movie-related content. He reports to MTV Networks Music & Logo exec vp Dermot McCormack.

MTV Music Groups puts on the annual MTV Movie Awards, which will premiere live on MTV on June 6, hosted by comedian Aziz Ansari. MTV's website hosts the MTV Movies blog and VH1's TheFABlife.com, which covers movie news; VH1's also mounts a live telecast of the annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards.
 
A vet entertainment journalist, Robson created and launched The Envelope website for the LAT and was founding editor for E! Online.
 

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.