By Todd Longwell
Susanne Daniels is leaving her post as president of programming of MTV to join YouTube in the newly-created role of VP of YouTube Originals. She will join the company this fall, working out of its offices in Beverly Hills.
According to a release announcing the hire, Daniels duties will include managing the YouTube Originals development pipeline, overseeing production and working “cross-functionally” to bring new series to fans. She will report to Robert Kyncl, YouTube’s head of content and business operations.
Alex Carloss, who has headed YouTube’s original programming efforts for the past four years, will report to Daniels.
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