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Frances Berwick upped to president of Bravo and Style Media

The Bravo Media president (pictured) will now have expanded responsibilities, gaining strategic oversight of The Style Network and working with its existing president Salaam Coleman Smith.
July 19, 2011

Frances Berwick (pictured), president of Bravo Media, has been upped to president of Bravo and Style Media and given strategic oversight of The Style Network.

Style became part of NBCUniversal’s Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media division with the NBCUniversal-Comcast merger.

In her new role, Berwick, who has been with Bravo Media for 15 years  and has been president since 2010, will work with Style Network’s existing president Salaam Coleman Smith to drive the net’s growth, in addition to her Bravo responsibilities.

“Frances’ tenure at Bravo has been marked by industry-leading ratings and revenue growth,” said Lauren Zalaznick, chairman of NBCUniversal Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media. “She has been enormously successful in leading a team to create an immersive brand experience for the consumer.

“I know that she will bring that same vision for cultural zeitgeist and keen sensibility to Style as we evolve and grow this network in the months and years to come.”

Berwick was general manager of Bravo Media from 2008-2010, prior to her appointment as president.

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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