Bela Bajaria will jump from CBS/CBS TV Studios to Universal Media Studios as executive vice president, tasked with turning the division into a standalone studio, reports TheWrap.com. Bajaria has been senior vice president of cable programming for CBS TV Studios and senior vice president of movies and miniseries for the CBS Network.
In a statement, NBC Chairman Bob Greenblatt announced that Bajaria will begin with UMS at the end of the month. "She is the breath of fresh air we need as we start to reorganize UMS into a studio that will continue to produce series for NBC as well as the other networks,” Greenblatt said.
Bajaria will report directly to Greenblatt.