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Dawn Ostroff Exits Conde Nast to Become Spotify’s Chief Content Officer

Dawn Ostroff Exits Conde Nast to Become Spotify’s Chief Content Officer

Dawn Ostroff has exited her job as president of Conde Nast Entertainment to become the chief content officer of Spotify, the music- and video-streaming company announced Tuesday.

Ostroff, who will remain based in New York City, will lead all aspects of Spotify’s content partnerships across music, audio and video.

She replaces Stefan Blom, a music industry veteran who exited Spotify in January after a mostly unsuccessful effort to develop original video content such as the Russell Simmons-produced “Traffic Jams.”

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In 2011, Ostroff helped to launch Conde Nast Entertainment and served as its president to develop film, TV and premium digital content based on the company’s magazine brands and stories.

Her feature credits include Sony’s 2017 film “Only the Brave,” as well as the upcoming Fox Searchlight drama “The Old Man and the Gun,

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