Disney just made this announcement:

Disney Logo2Nikki Reed has been named Vice President, Original Series overseeing live-action development for Disney Channel and Disney XD, it was announced today by Adam Bonnett, Senior Vice President, Original Programming, Disney Channel, to whom she will report. Reed, who has more than 13 years experience overseeing feature films and television series development, will be responsible for developing new live-action series geared towards kids, tweens and families on Disney Channel, Disney XD, as well as numerous platforms around the world. In her new role, Reed will oversee the development and execution of Disney Channel and Disney XD Original Series pilots, recruit series creators, executive producers, writers and directors and collaborate with the Casting department to identify new talent. Reed most recently served as Vice President of Current and Development at Universal Cable Productions. From 2003-08 she was a development executive for Bungalow 78 Productions while it was based at Disney’s Touchstone Television.