Prior to Viacom and Awesomeness, Day worked in various roles at Discovery and AOL and served as CEO of venture-backed video company Blip Networks.
Amazon has appointed Kelly Day to lead its Prime Video International, a newly created role overseeing the e-commerce giant’s streaming video business in global markets.
Day joins from ViacomCBS, where she had been leading the company’s international streaming services including Paramount+ for the last year.
At Amazon, she will oversee streaming activity outside of the US from her base in Washington DC. She will report to Mike Hopkins, SVP Prime Video and Amazon Studios, and will take up the role in January.
Under her remit, Day will coordinate with regional leaders and country directors to curate local content strategies, covering all of Prime’s business and video offerings in international territories, across SVOD, TVOD and Channels
Most recently, Day has served as president of streaming for ViacomCBS Networks International after she had been president of Viacom Digital Studios for over two years. Day first joined Viacom in late 2017 after more than four years at AwesomenessTV, the youth-focused media company that Viacom subsequently acquired in 2018 under her leadership and made part of VDS.