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Peacock’s Hunter shifts to sister cabler Bravo

New position intended to increase channel's H'w'd cred

NBC reality exec Jamila Hunter is moving over to Peacock-owned cabler Bravo, where she’ll serve in the newly created post of West Coast VP of development and production.

Hunter will report to Bravo prexy Jeff Gaspin, who said the shift is intended to pump up the Gotham-based cabler’s Hollywood cred.

“With ‘Queer Eye’ and ‘Inside the Actors Studio’ doing so well in New York, I felt we needed to establish a presence on the West Coast,” said Gaspin, who also oversees NBC’s longform and reality divisions. “With everything on my plate, I don’t have the time to take pitches and develop shows here, and with Jamila’s relationships around town, she’s the perfect person to do that, particularly now that people know that (Bravo) exists.

“I really think she has infinite potential.”

Gaspin said Hunter approached him about moving over to Bravo a few months ago, saying she wanted to increase her knowledge of the cable biz.

Hunter, who had been VP of alternative since January 2002, joined NBC in 1999 as manager of longform. She had previously worked as a development exec for producer Robert Greenwald.

Exec got her start as a videotape librarian for NBC’s 1996 Olympics coverage, then worked as a CGI assistant on features such as “Men in Black” and “Batman & Robin.”