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Lisa Hsia upped at Bravo

Having overseen many of the cable net's moves into the social TV space, she moves from SVP of digital media to EVP.
February 17, 2011

Lisa Hsia, previously senior vice president of Bravo Digital Media since 2005, has been upped to executive vice president of the department. In the new post, she’ll continue to oversee Bravo’s digital businesses, such as Bravotv.com and Televisionwithoutpity.com, as well as the U.S. cable net’s initiatives in emerging media, including wireless, interactive TV, gaming, apps, and multi-platform programming.

“Under Lisa’s strategic direction, Bravo Media has become an industry leader in the digital landscape and continues to earn remarkable double-digit growth across all platforms year after year,” said Bravo president Frances Berwick in a statement.  “This success has been driven by Lisa and her team’s groundbreaking innovations that engage fans on a deeper level and create a more immersive viewing experience.”

Hsia has overseen many of Bravo’s moves into the Social TV space, including its Inforframe, which enables interactivity with programming and commercials, the Bravo Talk Bubble, and Bravo Now, a tablet and smartphone app which allows fans to engage in co-viewing interaction.

Prior to Bravo, Hsia was vice president of NBC News since 2001.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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