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PBS hires digital production lead for POV

American Documentary, Inc., producers of the award-winning indie non-fiction film series POV, has hired Opeyemi Olukemi to the role of VP of POV’s digital production and innovation team. As VP, Olukemi will oversee the ...
June 30, 2017

American Documentary, Inc., producers of the award-winning indie non-fiction film series POV, has hired Opeyemi Olukemi to the role of VP of POV’s digital production and innovation team.

As VP, Olukemi will oversee the strategic direction, expansion and operation of POV’s interactive projects and partnerships, digital labs and new initiatives.

Olukemi will also act as the executive producer on original digital productions.

Before joining POV, Olukemi was the senior director of interactive programs for the Tribeca Film Institute. There, she oversaw the TFI New Media and TAA Prototype Funds and led the institute’s interactive programs.

Prior to TFI, she produced for ScrollMotion and managed teams of designers, programmers and third-party vendors to build new media applications for clients such as Disney, O: The Oprah Magazine and Genentech.

“I am honored to lead the new stage of interactive storytelling at POV and to continue to innovate within the media landscape,” said Olukemi in a statement. “In an age of accelerating change, it is paramount that we equip authentic storytellers with the appropriate technologies and techniques to create the most transformative and impactful media possible.”

 

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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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