The Wrap reports that Rod Aissa, Michele Dix and Drew Tappon have come on board at OWN. Aissa, most recently with Katalyst Films and MTV, and Dix, previously senior VP of music and talent development for MTV and VH1, are expected to head up primetime programming and development for OWN. Tappon’s new role at OWN will focus on building original content for daytime, and was previously senior creative executive at Warner Horizon Television and senior VP of original programming and series at MTV Networks. Jamila Hunter will be taking on a new role at the network, with an as yet unspecified title. She was previously named head of programming for OWN.
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