truTV Promotes Nancy McKenna to Senior Vice President of Production
Friday, January 5, 2018
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truTV announced today the promotion of Nancy McKenna to senior vice president of production for the comedy network. In this elevated role, she will oversee the production of the network’s original programming along with post-production programming and promotional editing. She also continues to lead the team responsible for all facets of production management, including managing all production budgets, cost reporting and ensuring compliance with all relevant guilds and regulatory bodies. McKenna is based in the network’s New York headquarters and continues to report into truTV president Chris Linn.
“Nancy has proven herself to be an invaluable member of the truTV team, working diligently and creatively to support the radical shift in our content since our rebrand,” said Linn. “Her considerable experience and ability to juggle countless priorities at once is one of things that has allowed us to evolve the network so quickly and effectively, making this promotion very well-deserved.”
A seasoned television executive with more than 25 years of experience, McKenna joined truTV in 2007 as its vice president of production. Since that time, she has been responsible for the oversight of all of the network’s production efforts throughout its evolution from reality-focused network to the comedy brand it is today. McKenna was the executive director of operations for the regional sports cabler SNY prior to joining truTV, and was the vice president of programming and production for iN DEMAND before that. Additionally, she spent long stints in production roles with AMC and ABC Television earlier in her career.
McKenna is an active member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and Producers Guild of America, as well as an avid recreational golfer and tennis player. She graduated from Penn State University with a bachelor's degree in communications & broadcasting, and the Simmons College Graduate School of Management.
Seen across multiple platforms in 90 million households, truTV delivers a fresh and unexpected take on comedy with such popular original series as Adam Ruins Everything, At Home with Amy Sedaris, Hack My Life, I’m Sorry, Impractical Jokers, Jon Glaser Loves Gear, The Carbonaro Effect, The Chris Gethard Show, Those Who Can’t and more. And the fun doesn't stop there. truTV is also a partner in airing the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship.
truTV is part of Turner, a Time Warner company. Turner creates and programs branded news; entertainment; kids and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.