Johnson named Director of Operations for ElectricNOW
January 8, 2024
Electric Entertainment, the LA-based production and distribution company, has brought on Michael Hyon Johnson as Director of Operations for ElectricNOW, the premium OTT app and FAST channel from Electric Entertainment. The announcement was made today by Dean Devlin, CEO of Electric Entertainment.
Johnson is no stranger to Electric Entertainment, as he spent two years as Manager of TV and Streaming Operations at the Company.
Devlin comments: “We are thrilled to welcome back Michael into the Electric Entertainment family. His return to the company brings fresh perspectives, expanded skills and valuable experiences. With the addition of Michael’s acute acumen, we are excited to continue ElectricNOW’s tremendous growth and advancement.”
As Director of Operations, Johnson will manage all aspects of ElectricNOW, including but not limited to, the day-to-day overall maintenance of the app and channel. He will serve as the main point of contact for all platform operations and programming as well as liaising between major streaming platforms like Amazon Freevee, The Roku Channel, Sling, Xumo, etc. and CTV and hardware device companies such as Apple TV, FireTV, and Samsung. Michael will report to Steve Saltman, Head of Domestic Sales.
Prior to re-joining the Electric Entertainment team, Johnson served as Director of Media Production at MLG Attorneys at Law where he conceptualised and developed the creative vision for video projects; led the creative and production teams, and coordinated all aspects of client interviews and on location shooting sites. Johnson was the Video Producer for Immortals Esports where he developed content for IMMORTALS ESPORTS, and wrote concepts for sponsored partners such as Toyota, Progressive and Nitto. Prior to that, Johnson served as Content Production Manager for KOJI.