KEVIN IVEY NAMED NEW VICE PRESIDENT, RESEARCH, SYFY AND CHILLER
NEW YORK - April 25, 2012 - Kevin Ivey has been named the new Vice President, Program Research, Syfy and Chiller, it was announced today by Ted A'Zary, Senior Vice President, Research, to whom he will report.
Based in the New York office, Ivey will oversee all aspects of Syfy and Chiller programming ratings through various metrics including television ratings and VOD, while interacting with key departments including scheduling, development, marketing, press and finance.
Said A'Zary: "We're thrilled to bring aboard an executive of Kevin Ivey's experience. I look forward to the insights Kevin will bring into the ways networks measure viewing across a growing range of platforms in the rapidly changing media landscape."
Before joining Syfy and Chiller, Ivey was Vice President, Multiplatform Research, at OWN Network, where he led all multiplatform analysis and reporting for the channel's programming. He also spearheaded research, analysis, estimates and reporting for oprah.com.
From 2003-2010, he held various research positions at the ABC Television Network, rising to Director, Multiplatform Research. Ivey graduated from Howard University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications Management.
Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in more than 98 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)