Sittenfield leaves U TV

Universal TV has confirmed that senior VP of casting Joan Sittenfield is ankling after more than eight years with the studio.

Sittenfield says she is resigning to “pursue a career in fiction that will enable me to better utilize my other creative skills.”

She is credited with overseeing the cast selection of “Northern Exposure, “”Coach,””Law & Order” and “A Year in the Life.”

Sittenfield entered casting following a background in directing, teaching, writing and theatrical production.

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