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TruTV ups Marc Juris

Juris, most recently executive vice president and general manager for the U.S. cable net, has been promoted to exec vice president and chief operating officer.
December 15, 2011

´╗┐Turner┬áBroadcasting System cable net truTV has upped Marc Juris to the position of executive vice president and chief operating officer.

Juris joined truTV in 2004, when it was known as Court TV. In 2007, he was promoted to exec vice president and general manager, and oversaw the transition to truTV in early 2008. The network says that under his watch the audience for truTV has grown and also lowered its primetime median age.

“Marc is a talented and innovative executive whose understanding of branding, marketing and programming have been vital in building the truTV brand,” said Turner Entertainment Networks president Steve Koonin, to whom Juris reports. “Under Marc’s terrific leadership, I am confident truTV will continue to reach new heights.”

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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