Former Netflix executive Kelly Merryman has given American video-sharing website YouTube credibility and helped to gain the trust of major studios like Disney. Photo: Shutterstock Former Netflix executive Kelly Merryman has given American video-sharing website YouTube credibility and helped to gain the trust of major studios like Disney. Photo: Shutterstock
Former Netflix executive Kelly Merryman has given American video-sharing website YouTube credibility and helped to gain the trust of major studios like Disney. Photo: Shutterstock

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YouTube goes from pariah to partner in Hollywood under former Netflix executive

  • Kelly Merryman’s partnerships with Disney and other media companies have helped boost YouTube’s profile and generated more money for the company
  • Late-night hosts like The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah have shared interviews on it and infectious diseases expert Dr Anthony Fauci has also appeared

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Former Netflix executive Kelly Merryman has given American video-sharing website YouTube credibility and helped to gain the trust of major studios like Disney. Photo: Shutterstock Former Netflix executive Kelly Merryman has given American video-sharing website YouTube credibility and helped to gain the trust of major studios like Disney. Photo: Shutterstock
Former Netflix executive Kelly Merryman has given American video-sharing website YouTube credibility and helped to gain the trust of major studios like Disney. Photo: Shutterstock
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