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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
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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