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Showtime ups Jessie Dicovitsky to VP, original programming

Showtime Networks has elevated Jessie Dicovitsky to vice president, original programming. Dicovitsky most recently served as director, original programming. She is responsible for the creative development of a range of programming including ...
February 5, 2019

Showtime Networks has elevated Jessie Dicovitsky to vice president, original programming.

Dicovitsky most recently served as director, original programming. She is responsible for the creative development of a range of programming including docuseries, dramas and comedies. On the unscripted side, Dicovitksy has worked on The Circus: Inside The Wildest Political Show on Earth and Enemies: The President, Justice & The FBI.

Dicovitsky, who began her career at NBCUniversal, reports to Amy Israel, Showtime Networks’ executive vice president of scripted programming.

This past January, Showtime promoted Gary Levine and Jana Winograde to the positions of co-presidents of entertainment. Additional responsibilities in their expanded roles include developing and supervising all of Showtime’s programming across all genres, including unscripted and documentaries.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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