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A&E Network ups Frontain Bryant

Elaine Frontain Bryant has been promoted to SVP of non-fiction and alternative programming, where she will oversee the development and production of A&E's unscripted series.
May 24, 2011

A&E Network’s Elaine Frontain Bryant has been promoted to SVP of non-fiction and alternative programming, where she will oversee the development and production of A&E’s unscripted series.

Frontain Bryant most recently served as VP of non-fiction & alternative programming at the network.  In her new role, Frontain Bryant will supervise the A&E non-fiction programming team.  She will continue to report to David McKillop, EVP of programming.

“Elaine is a well-respected and talented producer who brings an enormous energy and experience to the job,” said McKillop.  “She is a rare executive who possesses the combination of a strong creative sense as well as business savvy and I’m confident that her team will continue to thrive under her leadership.”

Frontain Bryant started at A&E in 2005 as director, non-fiction & alternative programming, and moved to VP in 2007. She has been the executive producer on Criss Angel Mindfreak, Paranormal State, Billy the Exterminator and Storage Wars. She has also been responsible for supervising A&E’s lifestyle programming development team.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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