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A&E promotes Fred Grinstein

The U.S. cable network has promoted Fred Grinstein from director to senior director of non-fiction and alternative programming.
January 28, 2013

U.S. cable network A&E has promoted Fred Grinstein from director to senior director of non-fiction and alternative programming.

Formerly director of non-fiction and alternative programming, he will develop and oversee production on many of A&E’s non-fiction series in his new role. He is currently executive producer on the network’s series Storage Wars, Storage Wars: Texas, Storage Wars: New York and upcoming series Southie Rules.

Previously, Grinstein served as executive producer on Dog The Bounty Hunter and Psychic Kids, and prior to joining the network he was director of development for Tiger Aspect Productions and worked as a director and producer for Travel Channel, MTV and PBS. Grinstein is currently in Washington DC as part of A&E’s contingent at the Realscreen Summit.

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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