People/Biz

Screaming Flea makes changes at the top

The Seattle-based prodco has promoted VP of production Dave Severson to co-president and GM and former controller Trent Eyring to co-president and CFO, effective immediately. (Pictured: A&E's Hoarders)
May 1, 2013

Screaming Flea Productions has promoted Dave Severson to co-president and general manager and Trent Eyring to co-president and chief financial officer, effective immediately.

The Seattle-headquartered non-fiction producer’s founding president Matt Chan will transition to a consultancy role to focus on programming development and overall business strategy.

Formerly VP of production, Severson is a founding member of the company who has served as an executive producer on Hoarders and Sell This House. He will oversee Screaming Flea’s creative and production businesses in his new role.

Eyring is also a company co-founder and previously served as controller/CFO. He will now head up finances and operations in his new position.

“Trent and Dave have the experience and skills to lead Screaming Flea and make it even more successful in the future,” Chan said 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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