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Bravo expands production team, ups O’Connell

U.S. cable net Bravo has announced it's expanding its production team, with the addition of Christian McLaughlin as vice president, production, and the promotion of supervising producer David O'Connell to senior vice president, production and operations.
December 2, 2010

U.S. cable net Bravo has announced it’s expanding its production team, with the addition of Christian McLaughlin as vice president, production, and the promotion of current vice president of production David O’Connell to senior vice president, production and operations.
Joining Bravo as supervising producer in 2004, O’Connell has worked on many of the NBC Universal-owned net’s hits, including The Real Housewives franchise, Top Chef, Millionaire Matchmaker, Watch What Happens: Live, Tabatha’s Salon Takeover, The Fashion Show: Ultimate Collection, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List, and Project Runway, among others. He will report to Bravo Media president Frances Berwick and be based in Burbank.
McLaughlin comes to Bravo from VH1, where he oversaw development and production of various pilots and was EP for assorted programs including Celebrity Fit Club: Bootcamp, Ego Trip’s The White Rapper Show, and The Shot, among others. In his new role, he’ll oversee the production of Work of Art: The Next Great Artist, Rocco’s Dinner Party, and Roblé & Co (w/t) among several others. Based in New York, he’ll report to Shari Levine, senior vice president, production, Bravo.

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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