Amazon's Head of Genre Sharon Tal Yguado Exits The Company
Sharon Tal Yguado has left her position of head of genre programming at Amazon. — The genre department at Amazon manages sci-fi, fantasy and genre series. One of the big priorities of the division was spearheading Amazon's effort with the Tolkien estate as Amazon looks to create new series based on Lord of the Rings. Tal Yguado lead the pitch to the Tolkien estate. She then hired writers JD Payne and Patrick McKay for the new series. Amazon made a significant commitment to the series.