A+E Networks has tapped Thomas Moody as SVP Programming, Planning & Acqusitions for FYI and LMN and Laura Fleury has been upped to VP Programming and Development, LMN. Jana Bennett, President of FYI and LMN announced the new positions today which are effective immediately. Both will report to Bennett.
Moody has been with A+E Networks since 2001. In his new role, he will oversee program planning, strategy and acquisitions for both FYI and LMN. He was previously responsible for developing and implementing the scheduling and acquisition strategies for A&E and BIO. In addition, Moody has also developed and/or served as an executive producer on A+E Networks shows including Hoarders, Private Sessions, Biography, and Celebrity Ghost Stories.
As VP Programmming and Development for LMN, Fleury will oversee all original programming for the network. She has been with A+E Networks for over 15 years. In her previous role, Fleury developed and served as executive producer for Emmy-nominated Beyond Scared Straight, The First 48, Parking Wars, The Killer Speaks, and Manhunters: Fugitive Task Force, among others. She has also developed and executive produced several series for the BIO channel.
Bennett said, “I am confident that these multi-talented executives, tapped from within A+E Networks, will bring a breadth of experience and enormous intelligence to these important new leadership roles at FYI and LMN. Both Tom and Laura bring a track record of significant accomplishment to the table. Their vision, instincts and passion will be instrumental as we build these two brands into powerful platforms.”