Bunim/Murray Names Tibbets SVP Of Digital Media
Bunim/Murray Productions announced today that Daniel Tibbets is joining the company as SVP of digital media. He most recently was SVP and studio chief at GoTV Networks.
In this newly created position, Tibbets will lead Bunim/Murray’s digital department and focus on increasing the company’s digital productions, including developing short-form programming for the Web, mobile devices and other online and connected device distribution platforms.
He will be responsible for creative development and identifying new opportunities for Bunim/Murray in the digital space, including online show extensions, Web series and potential partnerships with brands. Tibbets will report directly to Gil Goldschein, president of Bunim/Murray Productions.
Tibbets has more than 20 years of entertainment programming and production experience. Most recently, was SVP and studio chief at GoTV Networks, where he oversaw all programming, development, production, and licensing of video content for mobile and broadband, as well as new distribution models. Prior to that, Tibbets was a VP at Twentieth Television, responsible for running FoxLab Inc.
Before joining Fox, Tibbets was VP, entertainment for Fireworks Television, where he developed live-action children’s half-hour series for Nickelodeon and NBC/Discovery Kids. Prior to that, Tibbets worked with Papazian-Hirsch/Rysher Entertainment where he is credited with the development and sale of the critically acclaimed HBO series Rome.
Early in his career Tibbets was a writer and producer on a number of television programs and specials including the Emmy Award-winning Streetwise, World Champions of Golf and BuzzTV.