Company Overview of Participant Media, LLC
Participant Media, LLC, an entertainment company, produces documentary and narrative feature films, television programs, and digital content on real issues. The company also engages in publishing books. In addition, its portfolio includes action kits, screening programs, educational curriculums and classes, house parties, seminars, panels, and other activities that are updated and revised to continue beyond the film's domestic and international theatrical, DVD, and television windows. Further, the company provides TakePart TV, a channel on YouTube that delivers daily news, short-form comedy, animation, and non-fiction series. Participant Media, LLC was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in...
331 Foothill Road
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Founded in 2004
Key Executives for Participant Media, LLC
Managing Editor of Takepart and Vice President of Content
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.
Participant Media, LLC Key Developments
Participant Media Promotes Karina Kogan to Senior Vice President, Digital
Oct 25 13
Participant Media announced that Karina Kogan has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Digital for Participant Media. Kogan will now oversee all digital operations for Participant. The company has named Scott Roesch, Senior Vice President, TakePart.com; Eve Epstein, Vice President, Programming; Paul Tullis, Features Editor; Shaya Tayefe Mohajer, News Editor; and Lauren Wade, Senior Photo Editor. All will be based out of the company's Los Angeles offices and will focus on evolving the site's coverage of issues and innovations in sustainability, education, environment, human rights, and other important challenges facing its planet. Roesch will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of TakePart.com while developing the growth strategies for the business, including driving revenue, traffic and social impact. Previously he spent five
years at Viacom as VP of Original Development for Comedy Central Digital and GM of AtomFilms. Epstein previously spent 10 years at DailyCandy rising to editor-in-chief of the digital publisher.
Participant Media Names Lynn Heymont as Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Jul 29 13
Lynn Heymont has been appointed Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Participant Media, who will report to Jim Berk, will be responsible for the direction and administration of human resource strategy for Participant Media, including the film group, its digital division TakePart and its new TV channel, Pivot, which launches August 1st. Lynn has held a number of senior Human Resources leadership roles in the entertainment industry, including at CBS, Sony Pictures Entertainment, and most recently, Deluxe Entertainment Services Group where she was the Executive Vice President, Human Resources -- North America. In that role she was a pivotal member of the due diligence team that was responsible for the rapid succession of strategic acquisitions which doubled the size of the company and its digital footprint.
Participant Media, LLC Launches TakePart TV Channel
Oct 2 12
Participant Media, LLC announced the launch of TakePart TV, a socially-relevant channel on YouTube that delivers a diverse mix of original programming including daily news, short-form comedy, animation and non-fiction series. Web series premiering on TakePart TV include: Capitalism: On the campaign trail with a two-month tour hitting all
50 state capitals and wrapping up on the eve of the Presidential election Henry Rollins' latest talking tour offers not so much a voting guide as an outside viewpoint -- and an unflinching quest for truth that's sadly lacking in the profit-driven American mass media; Story of Pines: Alison Sudol, aka A Fine Frenzy, allows her songs to set
the tone for the short animated film Story of Pines. This whimsical and charming tale accompanies her third studio album launch and reminds her audience about the importance of the environment and that yes, every tree has a story; American Savage: Fans of Savage's will get to see Dan sounding off about everything from religion, sex ed, LGBT rights, politics and all things in between. Viewers can expect more one-on-one debates like Savage's recent dinner with NOM's Brian Brown and roving reporter-style pieces like those Savage has previously done on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher"; Mission: In Mission, Kobe Bryant takes to the streets of Los Angeles to shed light on the issue of homelessness.
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