Carolyn Prousky is exiting Humorous Or Die after 15 years with the corporate to pursue different alternatives. Prousky joined the corporate at launch as an out of doors guide, however later joined in-house as vice chairman of publicity.
In serving to launch Humorous Or Die with its founding group, she helped construct the model, establishing its longform slate with titles like “Billy on the Avenue,” and in addition serving to it compete within the Emmy brief type class with “Between Two Ferns” and “Homosexual of Thrones.” Underneath her grassroots FYC campaigns, Prousky managed to land 26 Emmy nominations and 5 wins for Humorous Or Die.
Prousky’s PR efforts additionally included Humorous Or Die’s branded leisure efforts, which garnered Cannes Lions and Cleo awards, in addition to transitions together with its new possession underneath Henry Muñoz III. She’ll proceed to seek the advice of with Humorous Or Die on particular tasks and collaborate with Sunshine Sachs because it additionally consults with Muñoz and the model.
“I’m unhappy to see my good buddy and valued colleague Carolyn Prousky leaving Humorous Or Die, but additionally extremely excited for every thing this subsequent part holds for her,” stated Humorous Or Die CEO Mike Farah. “Over the past fifteen years, she’s been a crucial a part of our group, from serving to to launch ‘The Landlord’ initially to selling our upcoming movie ‘Bizarre.’ Whether or not it was viral movies, branded leisure, tv sequence or motion pictures, she has seamlessly supported and guided Humorous Or Die by all our chapters. I want her all one of the best, and I’ll in all probability name her for assist inside every week of this announcement.”
Prousky started her profession at Guttman and Associates after which at Fox. She later opened her personal PR agency, working with shoppers together with The Greenblatt Janollari Studio, twentieth Century Fox, Spelling Tv and Sony Photos.
“I can’t assist however mirror on the early days of Humorous Or Die and the loopy tempo of all of the movies we made, blasting them out to the world and watching in pleasure because the view rely climbed,” she stated in an e-mail to employees. “The variety of calls I used to be on with individuals and types excited to work with us to create a ‘viral’ video (their phrases by no means ours), will all the time convey each a smile to my face and if I’m truthful, a watch roll. There are such a lot of reminiscences and wonderful milestones, from the corporate’s first Emmy nominations to the primary Emmy wins, to movies like ‘Between Two Ferns with President Obama’ creating not solely a media thunderstorm the day it premiered, but additionally, having a real influence on sign-ups for the Reasonably priced Care Act. Our content material continued to evolve from brief type movies to award successful tv sequence, specials and films, which have and all the time will spark consideration as a part of the popular culture zeitgeist.”