ITV Studios America has promoted Paul Reaney to SVP Development. Based in Los Angeles, Reaney will continue to focus on the growth of the company’s West Coast development slate for broadcast, cable and digital, reporting to Bruce Robertson, EVP of Creative Strategy. In his expanded role, Reaney will work with Robertson on the development strategy for the company and managing the West Coast development team.

Reaney joined ITV Studios America as VP Development in 2011. He has been part of the team behind the sales of projects such as The Chase for GSN and the anticipated Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris for NBC.

“Paul has been a key part of ITV Studios America’s growth over the last few years, from the breadth of projects we have sold to the range of networks we are in business with. His creative acumen and development expertise continue to be assets as we expand further and I’m delighted to have him on the team,” said Robertson.

Before joining ITV Studios America, Reaney served as VP of Development at FremantleMedia where he developed shows including Down Fall, Rock The Cradle and Thank God You’re Here.