CULVER CITY (September 11, 2012) - Jenelle Lindsay has been named vice president, U.S. reality & syndication, programming at Sony Pictures Television (SPT), it was announced today by Holly Jacobs, executive vice president, U.S. reality and syndicated programming, to whom she reports.
In this role, Lindsay will develop reality network and cable series for the studio, as well as syndicated programming. She will also oversee the current shows in production and work closely with the company's international production teams to integrate SPT's numerous formats.
"We feel fortunate to have such a seasoned executive join our team," said Jacobs. "Jenelle's diverse experience in production and development will serve us well as we continue to build out our alternative and syndication business."
Most recently, Lindsay served as senior vice president, current programming & development for Katalyst Network. There, she created, developed and sold show ideas to networks and oversaw current programming through all phases of production. She also spearheaded digital series and branded entertainment. Beforehand, Lindsay served as vice president, development for Endemol USA where she helped oversee development for the world's largest independent production company. She supervised day-to-day production through the pilot of every series while helping to sell shows to major television networks including ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, among others. Lindsay has also served as a showrunner on several reality shows and wrote for scripted dramas South of Nowhere, Guiding Light, Port Charles and The Young and the Restless.
Lindsay obtained her bachelor of arts in mass communications at the University of California, Berkeley. She received her masters of arts in English and film from the University of Chicago.