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Evolution Media ups Alex Baskin to partner

The Real Housewives of Orange County prodco Evolution Media has promoted Alex Baskin (pictured, left) to partner, and upped Rob Carroll (right) to VP of current.
May 28, 2015

The Real Housewives of Orange County prodco Evolution Media has promoted Alex Baskin to partner, and upped Rob Carroll to VP of current.

In his new role, Baskin joins CEO Douglas Ross and chief financial officer Gregory B. Stewart as partner, while continuing to serve as executive VP of programming and development. The exec will also continue to oversee the prodco’s development team and have creative oversight for all Evolution productions.

Baskin joined Evolution in 2006 and has served as executive producer on more than 30 series, specials and pilots. His credits include Beverly Hills Nannies (ABC Family), High School Confidential (WE tv) and Growing Up Twisted (A&E).

Elsewhere, Carroll – who is to report to Baskin, as will VP of development Sara Hansemann - will manage the California-based prodco’s current slate. Previously, he served as a freelance producer for such Evolution series as The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, The Real Housewives of Orange County and Botched.

His other credits include The Private Lives of Nashville Wives (TNT), Tamra’s OC Wedding (Bravo), The Real World (MTV) and eight seasons of Real World/Road Rules Challenge (MTV).

Evolution’s The Real Housewives of Orange County will debut its 10th season on June 9.

 

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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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