IDW Announce Further Promotions & New Signings For Blake Kobashigawa, Joseph Hughes And Marisa Stotter

by Olly MacNamee

IDW have just announced the internal promotion fofo two of their staff and a new hiring from DC Comics. Blake Kobashigawa (formerly of DC Comics) is named Vice President of Sales, IDW Publishing,while Joseph Hughes has been promoted to Director Of Creative Affairs, IDW Entertainment and Marisa Stotter becomes IDW’s Manager of Creative Affairs.

Blake Kobashigawa

“As IDWP’s new Vice President of Sales, Kobashigawa will be responsible for developing the company’s sales strategy, initiatives, campaigns and overall business objectives across all markets.”

Joseph Hughes

“Hughes moves up from an editorial role with IDWP to IDWE’s Director of Creative Affairs. He will be responsible for working across the business to develop strategy and hone creative for IDW’s translation of its extensive IP library into TV, film, podcasts and digital media. He will manage creator talent for all IDWE projects, identify and recruit creators to pitch new comics for publishing consideration, and work with creative affairs and development to identify and curate titles to pitch to external talent.”

Marisa Stotter

“Stotter moves from Senior Coordinator to Manager of Creative Affairs, IDWE, where she will support the translation of library titles with media rights into their optimal ancillary format including tv, film, podcasts and other digital media.”

As ever, we wish all three the best in their new positions.

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