RANDY JONES JOINS TRAVEL CHANNEL PROGRAMMING TEAM
NEW YORK (March 8, 2017) - Randy Jones has joined Travel Channel as director of programming. Reporting directly to Neil Regan, vice president, programming, Jones will manage the development and production of series and specials for the network.
"Randy is a masterful storyteller who has a keen eye for casting and is uniquely talented in directing new talent in the field," said Regan. "I am beyond excited to bring Randy's deep skill set, roll-up-your-sleeves instincts, collaborative spirit and infectious enthusiasm to Travel Channel."
Prior to joining the Travel Channel team, Jones was a developer and showrunner who supervised several Scripps Networks Interactive programs. Most recently, he worked on the "Kid Chef Nation" pilot for Food Network. Jones also produced content for ABC, CBS, A&E, History, TLC, Animal Planet and Logo. He began his career on the hit series "Wife Swap," went on to direct "Undercover Boss" and created the format and pilot for A&E's "Bad Ink."
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