Denver-based television prodco Dorsey Pictures has named veteran unscripted producer Sean Hogan as its VP of current programming.
Hogan will be responsible for managing Dorsey’s portfolio of lifestyle programming, including DIY Network’s Maine Cabin Masters and Building Alaska, while also expanding its budding crime slate that currently includes WGN’s Dog’s Most Wanted for WGN.
The Red Arrow Studios-owned company currently produces such series as HGTV’s Tiny House Big Living, Tiny House Paradise and Love Yurts; DIY’s Mega Decks and Maine Cabin Masters; and numerous Alaska-based series, including Travel Channel’s Guiding Alaska.
Hogan reports into CEO Chris Dorsey when he joins the Colorado studio in April.
Having worked extensively with SallyAnn Salsano‘s 495 Productions and Dan Cesareo‘s Big Fish Entertainment, an MGM company, Hogan’s past credits include MTV’s Jersey Shore, VH1′s Black Ink Crew, Dating Naked and Tool Academy. He has also had a hand in launching debut seasons for a number of hit series, including MTV’s Jersey Shore Family Vacation, Floribama Shore and CMT’s Party Down South, among others.
In addition, Hogan is currently producing an unnamed primetime series for Fox.
Hogan began his career as a production assistant and worked his way up to an executive producer, having since accumulated more than a decade of producing experience.
“Hogan has a reputation for balancing character-driven shows with heart and comedy,” said Dorsey in a statement. “He creates an environment of trust on set, leads by example, exemplifies hard work, and believes the best producing comes from capturing a character’s real and honest feelings, all of which are core values to Dorsey Pictures.”