CMT Hires Jayson Dinsmore As SVP Development
February 3, 2011 at 6:27 AM (PT)
CMT has hired former NBC SVP/Alternative Development JAYSON DINSMORE as EVP/Development. In this newly-created position, DINSMORE will oversee all development for the channel and manage the network’s development team, who is based primarily out of CMT’s SANTA MONICA, CA offices.
He will report to CMT President BRIAN PHILIPS effective immediately.
PHILIPS said: “CMT is ramping up West Coast Development fast, and JAYSON is the ideal choice to lead an ever-larger team. JAYSON is a production-savvy executive with a deep background in hit reality, and he enjoys a terrific reputation within the LA community. In this new high-profile position, he will shine a bright light on CMT’s aggressive Development agenda, and make us a ‘first choice’ destination for big ideas.”
DINSMORE added: “I am both honored and thrilled to be joining the CMT team and to continue building upon the success of such a recognizable brand. I look forward to maintaining CMT’s integral relationship with its viewers, while pushing in new directions that will expand programming in surprising ways. We’re about to take CMT on a wild ride, and I couldn't be happier to be coming along.”