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BET appoints new programming chiefs

BET has named two more to the programming team. Loretha Jones, newly named president of programming is responsible for original programming, news, development, planning and acquisitions. Stephen Hill has been promoted to president of programming, responsible for music programming and specials. Both hires are vets of MTV, Hill as director of music programming, and Jones as EVP of MTV Films/Paramount Pictures.
November 13, 2008

BET has named two more to the programming team. Loretha Jones, newly named president of programming is responsible for original programming, news, development, planning and acquisitions. Stephen Hill has been promoted to president of programming, responsible for music programming and specials. Both hires are vets of MTV, Hill as director of music programming, and Jones as EVP of MTV Films/Paramount Pictures.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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