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Jones joins Travel Channel as director of programming

Randy Jones has joined Travel Channel as director of programming, where he will manage the development and production of series and specials for the network. Jones was previously a developer and ...
March 8, 2017

Randy Jones has joined Travel Channel as director of programming, where he will manage the development and production of series and specials for the network.

Jones was previously a developer and showrunner, supervising several Scripps Networks Interactive programs. Most recently, he worked on the Kid Chef Nation pilot for Food Network. He also produced content for ABC, CBS, A&E, History, TLC, Animal Planet and Logo.

Jones began career on the series Wife Swap. He went on to direct Undercover Boss and created the format and pilot for A&E’s Bad Ink.

Jones will report directly to Neil Regan, VP of programming.

“Randy is a masterful storyteller who has a keen eye for casting and is uniquely talented in directing new talent in the field,” said Regan, in a statement. “I am beyond excited to bring Randy’s deep skill set, roll-up-your-sleeves instincts, collaborative spirit and infectious enthusiasm to Travel Channel.”

 

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