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Laughlin-Jones inks long-term deal with Discovery

Veteran reality TV producer Julie Laughlin-Jones has inked a long-term deal to develop programming for Discovery Communications-owned production house Discovery Studios.
April 25, 2013

Reality TV veteran Julie Laughlin-Jones has inked a long-term, overall deal with Discovery Studios, the production arm of Discovery Communications.

The executive producer, whose credits include TLC’s Policewomen of Broward County, Animal Planet’s My Extreme Animal Phobia, CBS’s Big Brother and ABC’s Extreme Makeover, will develop programming for the company, which is one of the cable giant’s largest content suppliers.

“Having worked with Discovery on many projects, I have always been impressed by its forward-thinking approach to developing innovative, distinctive programming,” she said in a statement. “I have a lot of ideas and look forward to partnering with the team at Discovery Studios to bring them to life.”

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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