RDF USA adds nonscripted supervisor in L.A.


British reality producer Claire O'Donohoe has joined RDF USA as executive vp and head of development.

She will be responsible for developing nonscripted programming for broadcast and cable, reporting to CEO Chris Coelen.

O'Donohoe, who will be based in Los Angeles, will work alongside Greg Goldman, Mike Duffy and Sara Hansemann in the West Coast office as well as Lauren Gellert, Charles Tremayne and Kevin Duncan in New York.

One of the U.K.'s top showrunners, O'Donohoe has produced such U.K. hits as "Big Brother," "Hell's Kitchen" and "Popstars."

Additionally, RDF has hired Sunny Foscue as director of casting and Gerald Massimei as lead producer of development. All three will work from Los Angeles. (partialdiff)