New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an executive producer in Columbus, Ga./Opelika-Auburn, Ala., as well as a news director position in La Crosse-Eau Claire, Wis.
ABC News is promoting 20/20 Senior Producer Janice Johnston to the role of executive producer. She will be just the fourth person to lead 20/20 as executive producer in nearly 43 years.
Jamie Granet-Bederman, who has worked with Jimmy Fallon for 11 years, will take over from Gavin Purcell, who is returning to an overall deal at Universal Television.
There’s yet another major change coming to CBS This Morning. The show was rebuilt from the ground up after Susan Zirinsky took over the CBS News division in 2019. Now, the show will be getting its second new executive producer in two years because current EP, Diana Miller, is quitting. She took a leave of absence in the summer to attend to personal matters, and has decided not to return.
After 14 years at the helm of Jimmy Kimmel Live! and a 25-year career in late-night, Jill Leiderman is stepping down as executive producer of the Jimmy Kimmel-headlined ABC talk show. She will be succeeded in the job by Sharon Hoffman, former executive producer of Entertainment Tonight and CBS Evening News‘ weekend edition.
The veteran showrunner will oversee all aspects of the new syndicated half hour, which will launch in Meredith’s 12 local television markets this fall.
Tolleah Price, who joined the staff of Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien in January 2018 as the program’s first supervising producer, today was named its executive producer. “We are genuinely fortunate to have someone with Tolleah’s capabilities and skillset guiding our show,” said Emerson Coleman, senior vice president, programming at Hearst Television, who is […]
Rebecca Eaton, executive producer of PBS’ long-running Masterpeice, is stepping aside after 35 years. Susanne Simpson will take over as executive producer of the drama series after serving as deputy executive producer for the past dozen years.
Award-winning daytime talk producer Talia Parkinson-Jones has been named co-executive producer of Tamron Hall, it was announced by William Burton, senior vice president of Daytime, Sports and Syndicated Development/Production, ABC Entertainment. Also joining the senior production team along with Parkinson-Jones is Andrew Scher, who has been named supervising producer. Set to broadcast from New York […]
Erin Johnson has been named the new executive producer for Entertainment Tonight. She replaces Sharon Hoffman, who is exiting after three years in the role to return to the East Coast.
Kevin Hunter is out as an executive producer of The Wendy Williams Show on the heels of Williams’ announcement that she plans to file for divorce from him, her husband of 22 years.
David Theodosopoulos has been named executive producer of Hot Bench, the syndicated courtroom program. The announcement was made today by Hot Bench creator Judge Judy Sheindlin. “David is a brilliant lawyer with a keen sense of storytelling. Hot Bench is thriving under his guidance,” said Sheindlin. Theodosopoulos has been at the helm since March when Hot Bench started taping its fourth season. Before […]
Megyn Kelly has selected TV veteran Jackie Levin to be the executive producer of her upcoming NBC morning show that will debut in the fall, NBC News Noah Oppenheim announced to staffers on Friday.
TV veteran David Plummer moves to the Weigel Broadcasting independent station in Chicago to oversee the launch this summer of its new weekday news and lifestyle morning broadcast.
Tribune Broadcasting’s Eye Opener morning news show has named Chris Myers executive producer. Myers, who joined Tribune Broadcasting this week, has been manager of digital creative content for ABC Television Group, an assistant news director at WFLD Chicago and has held executive management positions at Radar Online, CelebTV.com. and Entertainment Tonight. Myers, the recipient of multiple Emmy, Golden […]
Bill Wolff is leaving his post as executive producer of ABC’s The View, the latest shakeup on the daytime series that has had nothing but turmoil in front of and behind the camera during the past two years.
She is replacing The Real’s creator SallyAnn Salsano as executive producer on the syndicated talker.