Teya Ryan has been upped to VP and senior executive producer/program development for CNN and Turner Original Prods. (TOP), where she will both develop shows and have a hand in documentary and miniseries projects developed and produced by TOP.
Along with the new post, Ryan will retain her responsibilities as senior executive producer for TBS Superstation’s “TOPX” magazine series as well as for the CNN program “The American Edge.”
Ryan also created the CNN series “TalkBack Live” and worked to establish CNN’s “Earth Matters” series as exec producer of CNN’s Environmental Unit. She will be based in Atlanta and report to Bob Furnad, executive VP and senior executive producer/CNN, and TOP prexy Pat Mitchell.