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A. Smith & Co. Names Development Executives

Sep 21, 2006  •  Post A Comment

Former World of Wonder executive David Schiff has joined reality producer A. Smith & Co as the company’s new VP of production and development. In addition, Christmas Rini has joined the company as manager of development.

Mr. Schiff will report to Arthur Smith, the company’s CEO, as well as Kent Weed, president of A. Smith & Co. Mr. Schiff will oversee the development department’s day-to-day activities as well as creative on new and current series, which include Fox’s “Celebrity Duets,” Hell’s Kitchen” and “Skating With Celebrities.”

Prior to joining A. Smith & Co., Mr. Schiff was head of production for World of Wonder, where he oversaw development, creation, production and delivery of over 80 hours of broadcast programming for networks including NBC, HBO, A&E, Bravo, Discovery, Spike and VH-1.

Prior to joining A. Smith & Co. Ms. Rini worked in development for Forman Productions as well as Endemol USA.