Josh Empson joined private equity firm Providence Equity Partners as a managing director, confirmed Andrew Cole, spokesman, in an e-mailed response to questions.
Mr. Empson is leaving NantCapital, a private equity firm he co-founded. Mr. Empson will focus on new investments in the media sector as well as existing portfolio companies, including recent acquisition Learfield Sports. He will be based in Providence's New York office.
NantCapital spokeswoman Jen Hodson could not be reached for further information by deadline.