FishBowl Worldwide Promotes Trio, Names New Creative Head and COO
In the wake of losing creative head Susan Levinson to VH1, the production company ups three.
Less than a week after losing head of creative affairs Susan Levison to VH1, Fishbowl Worldwide Media announces a trio a key executive promotions for Beth Greenwald, Paul Lapointe and Kelly Nash. The production company's chairman, Vin Di Bona, announced the news on Tuesday.
“We move into the future with great creative executives, a streamlined business model and products that will secure us a position of strength and success in an industry of new platforms and great opportunities.” said Di Bona.
Greenwald fills the void left by Levison, moving into the newly created position of current affairs president, where she will oversee both scripted and unscripted programming. Joining FishBowl in 2010 as senior vp of unscripted programming, Greenwald came to the company from E! and has since worked on FishBowl productions Upload With Shaquille O’Neal, I'm Married To A… and upcoming Bravo series Toned Up. She is also overseeing development on 10 pilots and presentations.
"As someone who has been with the company since its inception, I am really thrilled to now lead the FishBowl team," said Greenwald. "I’m proud of our dynamic and entertaining new slate of both scripted and unscripted shows, and know the best is yet to come as we continue to expand FishBowl and prepare to hit the market with some amazing new projects.”
Lapointe has been named executive vp and coo after serving as cfo, and will now be responsible for day-to-day operations and foreign production and distribution. He's been working with Di Bona off and on since first joining Vin Di Bona Productions 15 years ago.
As for Nash, she has been promoted to vp of development. Like Greenwald, she joined FishBowl in 2010 and most recently served as director of the department.
Levison recently announced her move to VH1, which sees her now serving as executive vp of original programming and production.