Tony Khan promoted Tony Schiavone to a new role within AEW. While he will still keep his position on screen, he will also be working in talent relations.
Ringside News exclusively reported, Tony Khan’s unprofessional behavior became an issue backstage. He then promoted a few people like Schiavone and Sonjay Dutt to other positions within the company to help with the workload.
On a recent episode of AEW Unrestricted, Schiavone opened up about this. He revealed that there have been a number of promotions.
“I’m very honored to have been promoted by Tony Khan. It’s a crew of us that have been promoted. It’s QT Marshall, Sonjay Dutt, Pat Buck, and myself. [We all] have been promoted within the confines of what’s going on.”
Schiavone also went into detail about his new detail and confirmed his new title. He said that he makes sure all talents are happy, in addition to helping Khan when it is needed.
“My job is now Senior Producer, Special Advisor & Talent Relations. I love that special advisor role. I do a lot of running during the day, trying to talk to talent. Then what I’ll do is when I don’t have a specific thing to do, like run go get this person because Tony wants to talk to them and we need to hammer out some things and bring him back into Tony’s office. Basically, what I do [is I] walk around during the day and ask people how they’re doing and ask them if they’re happy. If there’s anything we can do to make it better. That’s very very important, I think we are really making good strides. I really do.”
Schiavone has been with the company since August of 2019. His roles have been well received so far in AEW, and seems to be a key component moving forward.
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