CNE names Joe Sabia as head of digital development

The creator of Vogue's 73 Questions will be responsible for developing new series for The Scene and Conde Nast Entertainment's magazine channels.
October 3, 2014

Condé Nast Entertainment (CNE) on Thursday named Joe Sabia head of digital development for their online video channels.

Sabia created and directed Vanity Fair’s Improv Imgaination and Vogue’s 73 Questions, a show that president Dawn Ostroff earlier this week touted as being an example of programming for millennial audiences in “the selfie generation.”

In his new role, Sabia will be responsible for developing new shows across CNE’s brand channels and the hub that aggregates them all, called The Scene. Sabia reports to Michael Klein, EVP, programming and content strategy, digital channels at CNE.

Sabia is the co-founder of YouTube music collective CDZA, a Webby-nominated music channel. He started his career at an experimental interactive arm of HBO, where he created Seven Minute Sopranos, a video recap of all The Sopranos seasons. He has conceived, directed, produced and edited projects for Google, YouTube, Interscope Records, BBC America, CFDA, Toms Shoes, ATT, AirBnB, UNICEF and Barack Obama’s 2012 Campaign.

Here’s a sizzle reel of Sabia’s portfolio, hosted by his dad:

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