Ryan Seacrest Prods. Ups Matt Sims to Senior V.P. of Unscripted Development

Matt Sims has been promoted to senior vice president of unscripted programming development, the shingle announced today.

Sims, who previously served as vice prez, will report to exec veep of RSP’s unscripted programming, Izzie Pick Ashcroft, and work closely with fellow senior v.p. Jason Salarnis.

Pair of senior veeps are currently working on development projects for nets including NBC, Fox, the CW, MTV, Esquire and more.

Before joining RSP, Sims served as director of development at TLC, handling reality projects including “Cheer Nation Perfection” and “Something Borrowed Something New.” He has also worked as a freelance producer and director of development for unscripted production company Authentic Entertainment (“Toddlers & Tiaras”).

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