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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.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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