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Sundance Channel appoints production and development SVP

Nena Rodrigue, most recently an EVP and exec producer at Wolf Films, also worked on the Errol Morris doc series First Person.
March 6, 2013

U.S. cable net Sundance Channel has appointed Nena Rodrigue as its senior vice president of original production and development.

Rodrigue, most recently an EVP and exec producer at Law and Order prodco Wolf Films, will be responsible for developing and overseeing Sundance Channel’s slate of original productions, and will report to Sarah Barnett, who was recently promoted to president and general manager of Sundance Channel.

Prior to Wolf Films, Rodrigue established her own prodco under the ABC Television banner and served as an EVP at Imagine Television. She began her career in alternative programming at Fox Broadcasting Company, where she worked on the Errol Morris doc series First Person, among other projects.

“Her deep experience, especially in dramatic television, will serve us well as we continue our strategy of bringing audiences scripted series of the highest quality as well as fresh, unscripted worlds,” said Barnett of Rodrigue, in a statement.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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