Tinopolis-owned U.S. prodco A. Smith & Co. Productions’ has promoted Anthony Storm to SVP and executive producer, effective immediately.
Elevated from the role of vice president, Storm will now have further input into the company’s production and development slate. He will report Toby Gorman, A. Smith Co.’s president of entertainment, and Frank Sinton, company COO and president of Dox.
Storm currently oversees ESPN’s skills challenge competition series NFL Pro Bowl Skills Challenge for the Toluca Lake, California-based studio, and has executive produced numerous titles including NBC’s Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge, TNT’s The Dunk King and TVOne’s Celebrity Crime Files. Further executive producer credits include NBC’s American Ninja Warrior and the Dwayne Johnson-fronted Titan Games, which is slated to bow in January on NBC.
Additionally, he wrote and directed multiple episodes of TVOne’s NAACP Award-winning series Unsung, the UFC documentary Road to the Octagon and the Emmy-nominated UFC Presents Ronda Rousey: Breaking Ground.
Prior to joining A. Smith & Co. in 2006, Storm produced a slate of episodes of Fox Sports Network’s (FSN) Emmy-nominated docuseries Beyond the Glory. He also served as a supervising producer on additional ESPN and FSN programming.
After helping to launch The Golf Channel in the mid 90s, Storm served as a feature and live show producer for Fox Sports News, shepherding the coverage of various sports leagues, including the NBA Finals and World Series.