IATSE Appoints New Publicity Representative

Jewish Labor Committee Honors Loeb

NEW YORK, Aug. 23 — Thomas C. Short, President of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), has announced the appointment of veteran feature film publicist Katherine Orloff to represent the union in its dealings with all media. Orloff, who was a longtime member of the The Publicists Guild IATSE Local 818, is now a member of IATSE Local 600 after the two unions merged in January, 2002. Orloff begins her duties as IATSE publicist on Sept. 1, 2006.

Orloff has served as unit publicist on over a dozen films, most recently Touchstone Pictures’ “Step Up,” and includes in her credits “Mission: Impossible,” “Interview with the Vampire,” “The Horse Whisperer,” “The Forgotten,” and “The Door In The Floor.” She serves on the National Executive Board of Local 600, representing Eastern and Central Region publicists, and is also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees or IATSE (full name: International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada), is a labor union representing over 170,000 technicians, artisans and craftspersons in the entertainment industry, including live events, motion picture and television production, broadcast, and trade shows in the United States and Canada.

For more information please contact:
General: comms@iatse.net
Press: press@iatse.net


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