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TruTV exec heads to RDF USA

RDF USA has announced the appointment of Lauren Gellert as senior vice president.
January 8, 2009

RDF USA has announced the appointment of Lauren Gellert as senior vice president. Reporting to Chris Coelen, CEO of RDF USA, Gellert’s new duties include creating and developing unscripted series and specials for broadcast and cable and overseeing projects in various stages of development. She was previously head of development and VP of Alternative Programming at truTV. ‘It’s a huge coup for us to get Lauren on our team – not only is she highly regarded within the industry, but she also has a unique pop sensibility that’s a perfect fit for us,’ said Coelen.

Kevin Duncan will also join the RDF USA team as coordinator. See the release for more.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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