NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 24, 2018--
Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) today announced the appointment of Megan
Ring as Executive Vice President, Production, Viacom Media Networks,
effective immediately. She will report to Sarah Levy, Chief Operating
Officer, Viacom Media Networks.
In this newly created role, Ring will oversee domestic production for
scripted, unscripted, short-form and live events across Viacom’s brand
portfolio – including Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, CMT, TV Land,
Nickelodeon, Paramount Network and BET, and the studio production units
launched by Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon – as well as for Viacom
Digital Studios. She will work closely with creative executives,
producers, and other partners across the organization to manage all
aspects of Viacom’s production needs, from development to
post-production, including with respect to budgeting, scheduling and
“Megan is a seasoned production executive with a proven record of
ensuring Viacom shows are produced at the highest quality, on time and
on budget,” said Levy. “As our brands accelerate their push into new
distribution platforms and models, having someone as whip-smart and
savvy as Megan at the helm of production further ensures our company’s
Ring most recently served as SVP, Production, Comedy Central, Paramount
Network, TV Land and CMT. Before joining Comedy Central in 2003, Ring
was a freelance Producer/Line Producer with a focus on independent
dramas and children’s entertainment, often involving production
overseas. She began her career at Fast Forward Productions, a
post-production facility, before holding a staff position with the
independent production company Tapestry Films. She has also been
involved with projects at iFilm.com and Fox TV Studios. She holds a
bachelor’s degree in English from the Catholic University of America.
Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling
entertainment content - including television programs, motion pictures,
short-form content, games, consumer products, podcasts, live events and
social media experiences - for audiences in 183 countries. Viacom's
media networks, including Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., MTV, BET, Comedy
Central, Paramount Network, VH1, TV Land, CMT, Logo, Channel 5 (UK),
Telefe (Argentina), Colors (India) and Paramount Channel, reach
approximately 4.3 billion cumulative television subscribers worldwide.
Paramount Pictures is a major global producer and distributor of filmed
entertainment. Paramount Television develops, finances and produces
original programming for television and digital platforms.
For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com.
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Source: Viacom Inc.
Justin Dini, 212-846-2724
Vice President, Corporate Communications