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Hot Snakes names Colleen Conway Grogan SVP of development

New York- and LA-based factual indie Hot Snakes Media has tapped Colleen Conway Grogan as its new senior vice president of development. Grogan (pictured) is tasked with expanding both Hot Snakes’ scripted and ...
November 7, 2019

New York- and LA-based factual indie Hot Snakes Media has tapped Colleen Conway Grogan as its new senior vice president of development.

Grogan (pictured) is tasked with expanding both Hot Snakes’ scripted and unscripted slates, as well as being involved in the company’s efforts in podcasts and documentaries.

She assumed the role in the fall, based in the New York office, and reports to Hot Snakes co-founder Eric Evangelista.

She was previously vice president of non-fiction at Lifetime, where she developed and oversaw female-skewing documentary series and character-led formats, including Bring It!, The Rap Game, Kim of Queens, Date Night Live and The Sisterhood: Becoming Nuns.

Before that, Grogan was senior director of non-fiction programming at A&E, where she oversaw series including Intervention, The First 48 and I Survived…

“Shannon and I have known Colleen for over a decade. Colleen is among the most-liked and accomplished executives in the business, with a fantastic track record of developing great series,” said Evangelista in a statement. “We know Colleen will be an amazing asset to the company and we’re thrilled she’s joining Hot Snakes Media.”

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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