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[08/19/21 - 10:30 AM]
Freeform Names Julie Jarmon Senior Vice President of Development
The role marks a return to Freeform for Jarmon, who was previously an executive director on the network's development team.

[via press release from Freeform]

Freeform Names Julie Jarmon Senior Vice President of Development

Veteran development executive Julie Jarmon has been named senior vice president of Development, Freeform, announced today by Jamila Hunter, executive vice president of Programming and Development, Freeform, to whom she will report. She will begin her role on Monday, Aug. 23, and will oversee the scripted series development team, identify new ideas and concepts for scripted series at the network, and supervise creative production on series pilots, as well as the first season of all new scripted series. The role marks a return to Freeform for Jarmon, who was previously an executive director on the network's development team, working on such series as the brand-defining drama "The Bold Type," "Alone Together," and current hit series "Motherland: Fort Salem."

"Julie has a keen understanding of our audience. She has a proven track record for finding unique and captivating stories and understands the importance of authentically reflecting the spirit of the millennial and Gen Z generation," commented Hunter. "I couldn't be happier to have Julie back on the Freeform development team, and I can't wait to see what she brings us next."

Said Jarmon, "I am so proud to have been part of the original Freeform launch and couldn't be more excited to return to the brand that has flourished under Tara and Jamila's leadership. I love the Freeform audience, and I can't wait to join this incredibly talented team and help build on their fantastic programming slate."

Jarmon most recently served as vice president, Scripted Programming Development at The CW, where she developed signature network series such as "Batwoman," "All American" and "Walker," among others.

Jarmon started her television career as part of NBC's highly competitive NBC Associates program, rising to manager of Drama Development at the network. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in electronic media with a concentration in sociology from George Washington University.

About Freeform

Freeform's distinct brand of coming-of-age programming helps to position it as the No. 1 primetime cable network in entertainment among Women 18-34 in fiscal year 2021 to date. Connecting to audiences with its bold original programming and immersive social engagement, Freeform channels the force and momentum of its young adult audience in its quest for progress with authentic, groundbreaking original series such as Emmy(R)-nominated "grown-ish," "Good Trouble," "Motherland: Fort Salem" and "Cruel Summer," which is the No. 1 new cable drama of 2021 to-date among Women 18-34. In 2021, Freeform aired three of the Top 10 scripted cable original series among Women 18-34 - more than any other network, with "grown-ish" ranking as cable's No. 1 live-action cable comedy series of the year with both Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34.





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