When Hopkins officially joins Amazon on February 24th, he will report directly to company chief Jeff Bezos. According to the Wall Street Journal, he will divide his time between Los Angeles and the company headquarters in Seattle. In a note sent to staff members, Blackburn introduced Hopkins as someone who has an 'extensive track record' in media, film and TV.
The note reads:'Mike comes to us with over 20 years of industry experience at Fox, Hulu, and Sony. He has an extensive track record as a global business leader in media, film and TV -- negotiating landmark content and distribution agreements, running marketing operations, leading product/tech teams, and overseeing production of breakthrough television content. 'Hopkins joins the list of executives Sony lost to other TV, video….