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Lifetime hires Mariana Flynn for non-fiction role

U.S. net Lifetime has hired TLC 's VP development Mariana Flynn (pictured) to serve as its VP of non-fiction programming.
November 19, 2013

U.S. net Lifetime has hired TLC ‘s VP development Mariana Flynn (pictured) to serve as its VP of non-fiction programming.

Based in LA, Flynn will report to Eli Lehrer, Lifetime’s senior VP of non-fiction programming, effective immediately.

“I’ve been a big fan of Mariana and her work for quite some time and am delighted to have her join my team,” said Lehrer.  “Her keen eye for talent and strong relationships within the creative community perfectly mesh with our strategy to keep building Lifetime’s non-fiction slate with larger-than-life characters and daring concepts.”

As West Coast-based VP of development for TLC, Flynn has overseen projects such as Cheer Perfection, Gypsy Sisters and All-American Muslim, among others. Prior to TLC, she held posts at NBC Entertainment and A. Smith & Co. Productions.

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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