Kelly Campbell Eyes Peacock Role Following Hulu Exit

Kelly Campbell, who just abruptly exited as president of Hulu, has been in discussions with NBCUniversal for a top job at streaming service Peacock, sources told Variety.

Insiders said under the role being considered, Campbell would report into Matt Strauss, chairman of direct-to-consumer and international at NBCU, who reports up to Mark Lazarus, chairman of NBCUniversal Television and Streaming.

In addition to Campbell, other candidates are under consideration for the Peacock role, according to a source familiar with the situation; this source said there are no official offers on the table right now. NBCU is looking for someone to take over for Gidon Katz, currently NBCU’s president of direct-to-consumer overseeing Peacock, who has told the Comcast-owned media company he plans to leave for another opportunity.

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