WGN America and Tribune Studios has named Tom Huffman senior vice prez of unscripted programming. He will be based in Los Angeles and officially steps into the post in October, reporting to prez and g.m. Matt Cherniss.
“As Tribune continues its expansion into original programming, Tom brings a fantastic set of experience and point-of-view as both a producer and an executive, all of which will be essential as we create more unscripted programming for Tribune’s local stations and WGN America,” said Cherniss.
Huffman recently served as veep of development and production at VH1. Huffman’s professional credits also include development exec posts at Mark Burnett Prods. and Shed Media U.S.