Ryan Pinette has been promoted to SVP Production and Operations, Bravo & Oxygen Media, it was announced today by David O’Connell, Executive Vice President, Production and Operations, Lifestyle Networks.
Based in Los Angeles, Pinette – who will continue to report to O’Connell – will continue to oversee all aspects related to the production of original series and specials for Bravo. The promotion expands his role to Oxygen’s growing slate of original programming including the recently announced series Strut, Last Squad Standing, The Battle Of The Ex Besties and Unprotected.
“Ryan is an exceptional production and operations executive with extensive knowledge and well cultivated relationships within the industry,” said O’Connell. “His expanded role enables Oxygen to benefit from the tremendous skills he has brought to Bravo for many years.”
Pinette, previously VP Production and Operations, joined Bravo as supervising producer in 2006, and since then the network has seen triple-digit growth in original hours, according to Bravo. Pinette has worked on such programs as the Emmy-winning Top Chef, the Emmy-nominated Flipping Out and Million Dollar Listing New York as well as The Real Housewives franchise, Shahs Of Sunset, Vanderpump Rules, Below Deck, Southern Charm and Watch What Happens Live, among others. He began his career at Tenth Planet Productions.