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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.

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