Hiring spree continues at RDF USA


Jennifer Danska has joined RDF USA as senior vp development and current, and Kevin Shinnick has come aboard as vp production.

Additionally, Miranda Wang has been upped to vp business and legal affairs and Andy Lennon to CFO.

Danska will shepherd the creation and development of new and current nonscripted programming for broadcast and cable networks, reporting to Chris Coelen, CEO of RDF Media USA.

Danska comes to RDF from E! Entertainment, where she was vp talent, development and casting. There, she developed and helped launch "Snoop Dogg's Father Hood," "Candy Girls" and "Taradise." She also brought Kimora Lee Simmons to Style and helped create the network's series "Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane."

Shinnick oversees all aspects of RDF USA's West Coast productions and RDF's postproduction facility. The 14-year production veteran was vp production at Painless Prods.

RDF USA has been on a hiring spree of late, tapping execs Claire O'Donohoe and Lauren Gellert and inking a content-partnership deal with Omnicom and Full Circle Entertainment. (partialdiff)