OXYGEN MEDIA ELEVATES BRIE MIRANDA BRYANT TO VICE PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION, ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING
NEW YORK - November 14, 2013 - Oxygen Media has elevated Brie Miranda Bryant to Vice President, Development and Production, Original Programming. In her new role, Bryant will continue to develop and produce new series as well as specials, while also overseeing the day-to-day production on original programming. Based in New York, Bryant will report to Cori Abraham, Senior Vice President, Development and International for Oxygen Media.
"Brie has proven to be an invaluable member of Oxygen's production and development team with her outstanding creative vision and ability to identify breakout characters and trends," said Abraham. "As we continue to increase original programming, Brie will help deliver more innovative and groundbreaking hits that speak to our young female audience."
Bryant joined Oxygen in 2004 and has been a driving force behind some of the network's biggest hits including the new docu-series "Preachers of L.A.," which earned Oxygen its strongest premiere in network history among F25-54, delivering over one million total viewers. Most recently, Bryant served as Senior Director of Development and Production, overseeing series such as "Bad Girls Club," "Bad Girls All Star Battle," "Snapped: Killer Couples," "Find Me My Man," "Jersey Couture," "Brooklyn 11223," "All About Aubrey," "Running Russell Simmons" and the competition series "Hair Battle Spectacular."
Prior to her career in television, Bryant worked for Conde Nast Publication's, Teen Vogue. Before publishing, she worked in film, including the Martin Scorcese and Clint Eastwood documentary, The Blues, and was part of the launch team for the Tribeca Film Festival.
Bryant has served as a Co-Chair of the NBCU Diversity Counsel and won a Gracie Award, which honors programming created for women, by women and about women. Outside of her work with NBCUniversal, Bryant is a member of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT), and has been a speaker at events such as the Realscreen Summit. Bryant received her Master's degree in Media Studies from New York University and her Bachelor's degree in Corporate Communications from Southern Connecticut State University.
About Oxygen Media
Oxygen Media is a multiplatform entertainment brand that delivers relevant and engaging content to young women who like to "live out loud." Oxygen is rewriting the rulebook for women's media by changing how the world sees entertainment from a young woman's point of view. Through a vast array of unconventional and original content, including "The Face," "Best Ink," "I'm Having Their Baby" and "Bad Girls Club," the growing cable network is the premier destination to find unique and groundbreaking unscripted programming. A social media trendsetter, Oxygen is a leading force in engaging modern young women, wherever they are, with popular, award winning features online including www.OxygenLive.com, the real time social viewing party that is also available as an app for the iPhone and iPad. Oxygen is available in 80 million homes, and can be found online and on mobile devices at www.oxygen.com. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/OxygenPR. Oxygen Media is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal.