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29 Nov 2011

CEDRIC FOSTER PROMOTED TO VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER, SPIKE DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT

CEDRIC FOSTER PROMOTED TO VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER, SPIKE DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT

New York, NY, November 29, 2011 – Cedric Foster has been promoted to vice president and general manager of Spike Digital, it was jointly announced today by Kevin Kay, president, Spike TV, and Erik Flannigan, executive vice president, Digital Media, Viacom Media Networks Entertainment group. In his new role, Foster takes the reins as general manager of the Spike digital business, in charge of the digital brand, content and programming strategy, and the creative direction of Spike Digital Entertainment.

Joining Spike in 2006, Foster most recently served as senior director, content and programming, where he oversaw the brand creative and network content and editorial programming for Spike.com. Prior to that, Foster served as television producer at sister channel MTV, where he worked on a wide range of shows and specials including “The MTV Video Music Awards,” “MTV Spring Break,” and the “MTV Super Bowl Halftime Show.”

Foster joined MTV in 2000 as a freelance production assistant and has produced for MTV MTV2, and VH1. He began his professional career at Sports Illustrated in 1999, where he served as associate marketing manager.

Foster graduated Wake Forest University Cum Laude with B.A in Communications. Foster lives in Cranford, New Jersey where he grew up, with his wife and two children.

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