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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.

 

 

 

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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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