Tallem to oversee launch of new XBox console

9:14 am | September 19, 2012

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday named former CBS Corp. executive Nancy Tellem to oversee the launch of a studio that will develop new entertainment content for the Xbox console.

Tellem joined Microsoft as president of entertainment and digital media, a new position. She reports to Phil Spencer, corporate vice president of Microsoft Studios.

Tellem will oversee the launch of a production studio in Los Angeles that will develop content for Xbox and other devices. She will lead Microsoft’s efforts to expand Xbox’s non-gaming applications, including its use as a console for watching television and movies and listening to music.

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