The app, an abbreviation meaning “quick bites,” will give users short-form shows and movies featuring big names like Chrissy Teigen and Idris Elba.
Quibi will also offer regular news programming to give viewers a snapshot of the day’s happenings in mere minutes.
That’s where Russo’s role comes in. As part of the news team, she’ll be helping to pitch stories and write scripts that make up Quibi’s shows.
“I’m thrilled to be jumping into a new venture with talented colleagues,” Russo said. “And I am confident Quibi has tapped into the future of news and entertainment.”
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