National Geo TV opens L.A., N.Y. offices


National Geographic Television, the TV and documentary production arm of the National Geographic Society, said Tuesday that it has opened offices in New York and Los Angeles "as a result of a significant and sustained increase in production." NGT added that it's "aggressively expanding production capabilities" to meet the needs of the National Geographic Channels along with third-party broadcasters like PBS and other networks. In addition, Nina Weinstein has been named vp West Coast production and will head the Los Angeles office. She was with Discovery Production Group. Kim Woodard heads the New York office. Woodard has worked on programs for National Geographic Channel, PBS and the History Channel.