Bravo Media Has A New Vice President of Production

Bravo Media announced yesterday the promotion of Ryan Pinette to vice president of production and operations. He’d previously been director of production and operations.

Pinette has been with Bravo for five years and worked on virtually all of the network’s top shows, including Top Chef, Project Runway, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List and The Real Housewives franchise.

Congrats and keep up the good work sir! Oooh, except for the whole Real Housewives thing. No offense, but we could probably do without that one.

Press release after the jump:

LOS ANGELES – March 10, 2011 – On the heels of delivering its best February
ever among total viewers and delivering its fourth consecutive month of
year-over-year growth among all key demos, Bravo Media strengthens its
production team by elevating Ryan Pinette to Vice President of Production
and Operations for Bravo Media where he will continue to oversee production
for Bravo’s original series and specials. Pinette previously held the role
of Director of Production and Operations for the network.

As Vice President of Production and Operations, Pinette will continue to
oversee production for Bravo, supervising all aspects related to the
production of original series and specials for the network. Since joining
Bravo as supervising producer in 2006, Pinette has worked on some of the
networks’ buzziest hits including the Emmy Award winning “Top Chef,” the
Emmy Award winning “Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List,” “The Real
Housewives” franchise, “Millionaire Matchmaker,” “Watch What Happens: Live,”
“Bethenny Ever After,” “Project Runway,” and the highly anticipated new
song-writing competition series “Platinum Hit,” among many others.

“Ryan has been an integral member of the production team for the last five
years,” stated David O’Connell, Senior Vice President Production and
Operations, Bravo Media, to whom Pinette will continue to report. “His
enthusiasm, attention to detail and overall industry expertise has
undeniably contributed to Bravo’s continuous ratings growth and momentum in
original programming.”

Prior to joining Bravo, Pinette began his career at Tenth Planet
Productions. Working his way up from Assistant to Line Producer, he worked
on such shows as The MTV Movie Awards (1999-2005), Comedy Central’s Roast of
Pamela Anderson, ABC’s Super Bowl XXXVII Halftime Show, HBO’s Chris Rock:
Never Scared, Shelter From The Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast, Comedy
Central’s Last Laugh (’04 & ’05), VH1’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
Ceremonies, among several others

Originally from Norwood, Mass., Pinette currently resides in Los Angeles. He
graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science
in Broadcasting and Film.