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Rive Gauche hires VP, manager for development and acquisitions

LA-based Rive Gauche Television has hired Beth Belew and Liz Levenson (pictured), to respectively serve as VP of development and acquisitions, and manager of development and acquisitions.
June 27, 2011

LA-based Rive Gauche Television has hired Beth Belew and Liz Levenson, to respectively serve as VP of development and acquisitions, and manager of development and acquisitions.

As VP, Belew is charged with developing original programming for the U.S. market, formats for the global market, and forging coproduction partnerships.  Prior to joining Rive Gauche, she served as a producer for numerous series for ABC, Comedy Central, MTV, TLC, VH1, TBS and Discovery.

As manager, Levenson (pictured above) will coordinate the development, acquisition and marketing activities at the company, focusing on the development of new formats, marketing materials and overseeing current productions.

Prior to joining Rive Gauche, Levenson served as director of development for CABLEready, where she acquired and developed original programming, and did research and analysis of programming performance and trends.

“Beth and Liz bring great backgrounds, skills and relationships to Rive Gauche,” said Rive Gauche Television President David Auerbach. “Their combined experience and expertise will be a great asset as we continue to expand our company’s original programming and acquisition activities.”

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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