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Gannett and Debmar-Mercury Name Veteran TV Exec to Key Post in New Programming Partnership

Sep 3, 2014  •  Post A Comment

“Gannett Broadcasting and Debmar-Mercury have named television executive and executive producer Stephanie Eno as vice president of development for their recently formed programming partnership,” the companies said in a press release. “Dave Lougee, president of Gannett Broadcasting, and Mort Marcus and Ira Bernstein, co-presidents of Debmar-Mercury, made the announcement today.”

Eno will find and oversee the development of interactive projects for producing, testing and national syndication, the release notes.

“Eno’s wide-ranging television career encompasses executive producing, creative and production roles at networks, and spans programming/content partnerships for both traditional and digital media. She will scour the industry for projects with an interactive bent and lead their development,” the announcement says.

Added Lougee: “We are excited to welcome Stephanie to lead this one-of-a-kind partnership between Gannett Broadcasting and Debmar-Mercury. Working together with the Debmar-Mercury team, we are well-positioned to create innovative, truly interactive, quality first-run programming that can meet the needs of our stations across dayparts well into the future.”

The release adds: “The partners will produce and test programming of varying lengths and genres throughout the year, with selected series entering national syndication. Gannett will leverage its stations’ robust digital presence, including mobile, to engage the viewing audience with a strong interactive element.”

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