MTV Adds Condé Exec

Michael Klein joins the team.

MTV has named Michael Klein executive vp of original programming. Klein comes to the company from Condé Nast, where he served as executive vp, programming and content strategy for the publisher’s digital channels.

Klein previously worked as Sundance Channel’s senior vp of programming and development and the Travel Channel’s senior vp of content.

“Michael is a proven hitmaker with a strong feel for our audience, a keen eye for talent, and a successful track record of reinventing brands through distinctive, creator-driven content,” said MTV president Sean Atkins, in a statement.