NorthSouth adds to development and production teams

The Impractical Jokers and Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta prodco has hired director of production Joe DelGrosso (picture right) and development producer Simone Burke (left).
June 26, 2012

New York- and Knoxville-based NorthSouth Productions has made additions to its development and production teams.

The company, which produces TruTV’s Impractical Jokers, TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta and Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids, his hired former CMT Network producer-director Joe DelGrosso (pictured above, right) to be the director of production in its Knoxville office.

Prior to his time at CMT, he was the director of production for Boston’s Powderhouse Productions.

In New York, NorthSouth has brought in Simone BurkeĀ  (pictured above, left) as development producer. She was previously digital content manager for Broadway Video where she recruited new talent and developed, maintained and analyzed the company’s YouTube channels. Before that she was Tony DiSanto’s development coordinator at MTV.

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