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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.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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