Al Roker Entertainment has named BBC America’s Victoria Bert veep of development and production, CEO and “Today” weatherman Roker said Tuesday.
Bert will oversee day-to-day operations at the production company, developing talent, documentaries, original series and reality programming. She will report to prexy Lisa Sharkey.
At BBC America, Bert was producer and director for TLC’s “What Not to Wear.” She has produced shows for Food Network, Fox Television, VH1, King World, Fox News and MTV. Previously, she was a producer for Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” and for Fox’s “Good Day New York.”
Roker’s Gotham-based company produces his “Al Roker Investigates” documentary series, as well as historical docs including History Channel’s “An Honor Deferred” and reality programming such as Food Network’s “Celebrity Food Fight.”
Company is producing skeins with Gotham real estate magnate Barbara Corcoran and Wilhelmina Models.