Marc Juris Upped to COO at TruTV

9:47 AM PST 12/14/2011 by THR Staff
Marc Juris

The former GM has led the cable network to its youngest year ever.

Marc Juris is on the move at TruTV.

TruTV has upped longtime executive Juris from executive vp and GM to exec vp and COO, the cable network announced Wednesday.

In his new role, Juris will continue to oversee the network's strategic planning, original programming, marketing and advertising and report to Turner Entertainment Networks president Steve Koonan.

“Marc is a talented and innovative executive whose understanding of branding, marketing and programming have been vital in building the TruTV brand," Koonin said in a statement announcing the news. "Under Marc's terrific leadership, I am confident truTV will continue to reach new heights."

Juris joined TruTV in 2004, when it was known as Court TV. He was promoted to exec vp and GM in 2007 and led the network's transition to TruTV. Under his oversight, TruTV has grown its audience and lowered its median age, with 2011 standing as its youngest year ever.

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