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ID elevates Winona Meringolo to SVP, development

True crime network Investigation Discovery has elevated Winona Meringolo to senior vice-president, effective immediately. Based out of the Discovery Communications’ New York office, Meringolo reports into Jane Latman, EVP development, ID. In her ...
January 30, 2018

True crime network Investigation Discovery has elevated Winona Meringolo to senior vice-president, effective immediately.

Based out of the Discovery Communications’ New York office, Meringolo reports into Jane Latman, EVP development, ID.

In her new position, Meringolo will develop original content alongside Latman and oversee the curation of mystery and suspense programming.

Meringolo joined ID in 2011. She most recently held the position of VP, and previously served as senior director of development for ID and American Heroes Channel.

She is responsible for the conceptualization and development of several ID shows including Village of the Damned, Evil Lives Here, People Magazine Investigates, American Monster, The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead, See No Evil, Scene of the Crime with Tony Harris and The Vanishing Women. 

As head of development for AHC, Meringolo oversees the development of programs such as UFOs: The Lost Evidence, America: Facts vs. Fiction, Hitler: The Definitive Guide and Blood and Fury: America’s Civil War.

Prior to joining ID and AHC, Meringolo was the manager of development for TLC, where she was the lead on such titles as Extreme Couponing and Say Yes to the Dress Atlanta.

Meringolo first joined Discovery in 2005 as a part of the Discovery Health Channel development team and also held a position as head of development for Discovery Digital Media.

 

 

 

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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