Winifred White has been named to the newly created position of VP, movies and miniseries at NBC Prods., overseeing longform production and development at the in-house unit, reporting to exec VP of planning and operations Todd Leavitt.
White moves over to the position from NBC Entertainment, where she was director of movies for television, supervising such projects as the “In the Line of Duty” movie series and several Danielle Steel vidpix.
She’ll also be involved in adapting Steel’s novels, as well as other movies, at NBCP.
NBC has been stepping up its activity through NBC Prods. and recently promoted Leavitt to his current post. The division produces four prime time series in addition to various longform productions.