Bravo taps Seminara for CFO post

Exec responsible for fresh revenues

Bravo Media has named Karen Seminara chief financial officer, responsible for creating fresh revenues for the network through new digital businesses.

Seminara was VP of finance for WNBC-TV in New York, where she expanded her duties beyond broadcast TV to take on WNBC.com and the station’s digital and out-of-home media platforms.

Starting her career at MSNBC as a senior financial analyst in 1997, she ended up working in a number of jobs related to finance at both CNBC and MSNBC. She became VP of finance for WNBC and its Hispanic sister station WNJU in 2006.

Seminara reports to Lauren Zalaznick, president of women and lifestyle entertainment networks for NBC Universal, and Catherine Dunleavy, executive VP and chief financial officer for NBC U’s cable-entertainment networks.