Veteran unscripted executive Sandy Varo Jarrell has been hired for the newly created post of SVP Production & Development, West Coast, at TLC. Beginning November 12, she will oversee the network’s Los Angeles office, reporting to TLC general manager Nancy Daniels. Varo Jarrell most recently headed unscripted programming and development for ABC Family. Before that, she was VP Reality Programming and Development at Lifetime and director of reality programming and development at CBS Entertainment. As a part of its new bicoastal structure, TLC has named Howard Lee EVP Development & Production, East Coast, adding oversight of all East Coast development to his current responsibilities, which include the production of hit series Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, the Breaking Amish franchise and Long Island Medium.
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