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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.”

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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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