The company announced on Tuesday that it tapped Horner for the role.
Horner handled media relations and strategy for Warner Bros as vice president of the studio’s worldwide corporate communications. Prior to that role, he served as chief spokesman and media strategist for Warner Bros. Pictures for more than five years.
Horner turned his focus to broader communications and strategy at Warner Bros. under Dee Dee Myers and Paul McGuire after the studio hired Candice McDonough as senior vice president of theatrical communications.
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In his new role at Skydance, Horner is responsible for devising and implementing the communications strategies and overseeing domestic and international public relations efforts on behalf of Skydance and its properties.