In her new role, Robinson will report to JoAnn Alfano, who recently joined Universal Television as executive vice president, current series and new business development.
“Kiersten is a smart, dedicated executive who has earned the respect of her colleagues and the producers she works with and I’m thrilled she will be taking a greater leadership role in our expanding Current group,” said Universal Television president Pearlena Igbokwe.
Robinson’s most recently oversaw the production of comedy “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” and drama series “The Path” and “Shades of Blue,” as well as the “Chicago” franchise. Prior to joining Universal Television, Robinson served as director, original scripted series programming at NBCUniversal-owned USA Network. There she worked on “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “Covert Affairs” and “Psych,” among other series.
Robinson joined USA through the NBCUniversal Entertainment Associates Program.