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OWN ups Garner, Perry, Pomerantz

U.S. net OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is promoting three members of its senior team, including elevating Scott Garner from senior VP to exec VP of scheduling and acquisitions.
May 9, 2014

U.S. net OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is promoting three members of its senior team, including elevating Scott Garner from senior VP to exec VP of scheduling and acquisitions.

In the role, Garner will continue to oversee strategic planning and scheduling of the channel and VoD platform, along with off-network, first-run and feature acquisitions.

Among his acquisitions to date have been the documentaries Dark Girls and Bridegroom.

Elsewhere, Tina Perry is promoted to exec VP of business and legal affairs and Debi Pomerantz is upped senior VP of research.

The trio report to OWN and Harpo Studios presidents Erik Logan and Sheri Salata.

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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