New York, (September 15, 2011) – Current TV, the Peabody and Emmy Award-winning television network, has tapped network news and digital executive Shelley Lewis as Executive Vice President, Programming, for Current TV. Lewis, who most recently was Executive Producer of PBS’s weekly news magazine, “Need to Know,” will begin her new post September 19th and will report to Current TV President, David Bohrman.
Lewis brings significant experience in broadcast news, digital content, and in launching new programming initiatives to Current. At Current, she will drive the network’s recent focus on news analysis and political commentary, with an initial focus on primetime. (more…)