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Shine America’s Franklin returning to Australia

Paul Franklin, Shine America's EVP of programming, will be returning to Shine Australia in February 2015 as director of content.
November 28, 2014

Paul Franklin, executive vice president of programming for Shine America, is headed back to Shine Australia as director of content.

Commencing February 2015, Franklin will work in tandem with Shine Australia’s director of programming Peter Newman to oversee a portion of the division’s unscripted and scripted programming. He will report to Shine Australia joint CEOs Mark and Carl Fennessy.

It’s Franklin’s second tenure with Shine Australia: he was the company’s head of programming in 2010, before being appointed Shine America’s EVP of programming in 2012.

In the U.S., he helped launch Shine America’s unscripted programming department and oversaw Fox’s MasterChef and Masterchef Jr.; NBC’s The Biggest Loser; Oxygen’s The Face, Bravo’s Tabatha Takes Over, GSN’s Minute To Win It, CNBC’s Restaurant Startup and truTV’s Fake Off.

 

 

 

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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