Vicky Eguia, Public Relations Executive at Amazon Studios, Dies at 48

Vicky Eguia, a public relations executive at Amazon who helped create Oscar-winning campaigns for “Manchester By the Sea” and “The Salesman,” died Saturday at the age of 48.

The cause was cancer, her family said on social media.Eguia most recently served as director of PR, diversity, equity and inclusion and community relations at Amazon.

She joined the company in 2015 to head publicity for its original movies arm and played a critical role in helping the streaming service forge into the world of awards seasons and theatrical distribution as it was looking to compete more aggressively in the film business.In a note to staff, Amazon Studios head Jen Salke and public relations chief Cory Shields wrote, “As many of you know so well, Vicky was a consummate team player – always ready to pitch in with complete commitment and dedication.

We will all miss her charm and sense of humor.”In

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