CMT ELEVATES MORGAN SELZER TO SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT
LOS ANGELES – March 22, 2018 – Morgan Selzer has been elevated to the role of Senior Vice President of Development for CMT effective immediately. The announcement was made today by Keith Cox, President of Development for Paramount Network, TV Land and CMT, to whom she will continue to report. In this role, Selzer will lead all facets of CMT development strategy. She is based in Los Angeles with frequent travel to Nashville.
“Morgan is a seasoned and savvy development executive who crafts compelling stories across multiple formats and genres,” said Cox. “During her tenure at CMT, she’s delivered the network’s biggest hits and has a clear, creative vision to elevate the brand to new creative heights.”
Since joining CMT as Vice President of Development in 2014, she’s launched a string of hits including “Nashville,” “Party Down South,” and “I Love Kellie Pickler,” that have set new ratings benchmarks for the network. Currently, she’s overseeing production of the final season of “Nashville,” as well as “Music City,” from famed producer Adam DiVello, creator of “Laguna Beach,” and “The Hills,” as well as the revival of the hit series, “Wife Swap.”
Before joining CMT as Vice President of Development, Morgan served as Director of Development for Style Network where she spearheaded new content creation, generated original formats, recruited talent and worked closely with production companies to acquire and mold original programing for the network. Previously, Morgan served as manager at MTV where she supervised series including “America’s Best Dance Crew” and “From G’s To Gents.”
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