Justin Solar

Vice President


Entertainment (Film, Streaming, Content)

Justin Solar currently serves as Vice President of Entertainment at R&CPMK in New York, overseeing a slate of clients across film studios, TV networks, streaming platforms, production companies/producers, on-air talent, film festivals and award shows including Lionsgate, Hulu Originals, Disney+, Film at Lincoln Center/New York Film Festival, AARP Movies for Grownups, Hidden Pictures, Exits Media and more.

Prior to R&CPMK, Solar has held various roles within Entertainment publicity at Fox Searchlight, 20th Century Fox and Entercom Corporate Communications. During his time at Fox Searchlight he was on the National Publicity team responsible for Academy Award winning films Birdman, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Brooklyn, He Named Me Malala, Wild and more. At 20th Century Fox, Solar worked on blockbuster titles including Deadpool, Hidden Figures, War for The Planet of The Apes, Ice Age: Collison Course, Logan, X-Men Apocalypse, Trolls and The Boss Baby.  During his time at Entercom, Solar worked on the corporate communications plan for their $2.4 Billion merger with CBS Radio and managed day-to-day communication strategy for 235 stations across 48 markets.

Solar is a graduate of the George Washington University and currently serves as co-chair of the GWU Media & Communications Alumni Network and resides on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with his wife, Emily, and Australian Labradoodle, Mac.

Project I am Proud of

Running publicity on behalf of Hulu Originals and working on groundbreaking docu-series’ that shine a light on injustices including ‘Stolen Youth’ and ‘Victoria’s Secret: Angels and Demons’

Favorite Memory Here

Being on the ground and in the action to execute publicity on behalf of film and TV clients at festivals including SXSW in Austin, TIFF in Toronto and Sundance in Park City!

Best Piece of Advice I've received

“It’s always better to be at the bottom of a ladder you want to climb than at the top of the one you don’t.”

My Advice for Someone Just Starting Out

Go the extra mile and add value whenever you can.


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