11 MAY 2021

NETFLIX HIRES JORDAN MOBLO AS DIRECTOR OF LITERARY SCOUTING

Moblo will be based in Los Angeles and will oversee book and IP scouting for the streamer, reporting to Brian Pearson, the company’s VP of Creative Services.

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Netflix has appointed Jordan Moblo as its new Director of Literary Scouting. Moblo will be based in Los Angeles and will oversee book and IP scouting for the streamer, reporting to Brian Pearson, the company’s VP of Creative Services. He is expected to hire and create a team of his own.

Prior to joining Netflix, Moblo was Director of Creative Acquisitions at Walt Disney Television and Co-Head of the Creative Acquisitions Department. Before that, he was Director of Creative Acquisitions for 20th Television, a position created for him after he identified the opportunity in books and other IP. He chased everything from books to podcasts, articles, formats, life rights and theatre rights, a task that led to the acquisition of over 100 properties.

Jordan Moblo is well known in the book community for his influential Instagram account, @Jordys.Book.Club, where he comments and reviews books. His profile currently boasts nearly 70.000 followers.