Former ADHD Studios exec joins The Jackal Group

Former ADHD Studios exec Hend Baghdady (pictured) has been appointed to the newly created position of senior VP of production and alternative programming at the Santa Monica-based production shop.
June 28, 2016

Former ADHD Studios exec Hend Baghdady (pictured) has been appointed senior VP of production and alternative programming at the Santa Monica-based prodco The Jackal Group.

In the newly created position, Baghdady will be charged with leading the creative development and production for alternative programming and digital distribution, as well as overseeing production for linear television and film projects. She will report to company president Joe Earley, who was appointed in February.

Most recently at the Fox Network Groups-owned ADHD Studios, Baghdady served as executive producer and executive in charge of production, where she was responsible for developing, producing and distributing series across Fox and FX’s late-night timeslots. In addition, she developed ADHD’s digital arm, where she created short-form and branded content.

Baghdady has developed and produced formats for live-action and animated series across such networks as MTV, Comedy Central, NBC and Adult Swim.

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