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Exclusive: High Noon elevates Katie Neff to SVP of development

ITV America-owned High Noon Entertainment has elevated longtime development executive Katie Neff to senior vice president of development. In her new role, Neff (pictured) will continue to manage the development team, in addition ...
May 29, 2019

ITV America-owned High Noon Entertainment has elevated longtime development executive Katie Neff to senior vice president of development.

In her new role, Neff (pictured) will continue to manage the development team, in addition to creating original formats, identifying unique talent and IP, and producing sizzles and pilots for the unscripted prodco’s development slate.

Neff previously served as vice president of development, working closely with home reno couple Chip and Joanna Gaines of the HGTV Emmy-nominated series Fixer Upper.

Additional credits to Neff’s name include HGTV’s Restored by the FordsGood BonesFlip or Flop Vegas, Farmhouse Fixer, amongst others, and numerous projects currently in production and development.

Neff has developed and sold a variety of shows to networks including Animal Planet, Food Network, Discovery, Netflix and Facebook.

“Katie has been integral in forwarding the High Noon brand over the past near decade, and continues to brandish her unparalleled skills in identifying unknown, skilled talent that pops in the marketplace,” said High Noon Entertainment president Scott Feeley, in a statement. “Her expertise in building shows around these incredible finds makes her a valuable asset for High Noon, and we’re happy to have her on the frontlines of the business with current and new buyers.”

 

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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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