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Television programming consultant James J. Lyle passes on

James Jeffrey Lyle, a television programming consultant who counted the Annenberg Foundation, BBC Television, National Public Television's programming at WGBH-TV in Boston, National Geographic, The Discovery Channel and History among his clients, passed away on January 23 from a heart attack.
February 3, 2010

James Jeffrey Lyle, a television programming consultant who counted the Annenberg Foundation, BBC Television, National Public Television’s programming at WGBH-TV in Boston, National Geographic, The Discovery Channel and History among his clients, passed away on January 23 from a heart attack. With his New York-based company, Video Publishing Resources, he specialized in arranging production and distribution agreements. Lyle, who was 59, is survived by his wife and daughter. Contributions in his memory can be made to: Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County, 1542 Barnum Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06610.

About The Author
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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