United States of America
Creative, innovative, cable television programming development executive. Developed and supervised production of series including documentary, reality, comedy, lifestyle, one-off specials, and studio shows. Discovered and championed acquisition of Iron Chef. Developed Food Network format, won national acclaim for originality, format, drama and humor. Employed creative vision to expand Food Network. Experienced in writing, research, and editing scripts and other material. Superior skills in talent selection, trend assessment and building effective teams to deliver extraordinary results.