LEIGH REDMAN UPPED TO VICE PRESIDENT, DRAMA DEVELOPMENT CBS PAR NETWORK TV
Hollywood, CA, November 1, 2007 - Leigh Redman has been upped to Vice President, Drama Development, CBS Paramount Network Television, it was announced today by Julie McNamara, Senior Vice President, Drama Development for the Division, and to whom she reports.
In making the announcement, McNamara commented, "Leigh's great creative instincts and tremendous enthusiasm for making television touches everyone around her. We are lucky to have her."
In her new position, Redman will work closely with McNamara and Maria Crenna, Executive Vice President, CBS Paramount Network Television, in developing new series in the drama genre for all broadcast networks.
Redman has been with CBS Paramount Television Network (formally CBS Productions) since 2001, and has made her way up the ranks. Most recently she served as Director of Drama Development, where she helped develop such fan favorites as "Jericho," "Threshold," "Cane" starring Jimmy Smits and the highly-anticipated mid-season drama "Swingtown." Prior to that, she served as Manager, working on established hits like "Judging Amy," Joan of Arcadia," "Without a Trace" and "Cold Case." She began her career as a literary assistant at the talent agency APA.
Redman graduated in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in both Theatre and English from Indiana University.