Crown Media Family Networks, the home of Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, announced today that it has appointed experienced producer and writer Cameron Larson as director of original programming.
Larson is based in Studio City and reports to Randy Pope, senior vice president of programming and development.
“Larson is charged with overseeing content from ideation to execution as well as developing original movies across both networks,” the company said in the announcement. “Working in tandem with the entire programming department, Larson is responsible for casting, evaluating scripts and acting as brand manager for key projects. Additionally, he will collaborate closely and build relationships with the creative community.”
Michelle Vicary, executive vice president, programming and network publicity, commented: “Cameron joins Crown Media Family Networks at an exciting juncture for our business, as we continue to expand our programming slates for Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. His experience and proven track record will make him a valuable part of our talented programming team and I am confident he will be a great collaborator in the development of new quality content for our two distinct networks.”
The announcement adds: “Most recently, as a writer and producer for Aviator Entertainment, Larson developed and produced a variety of projects, including independent features as well as original movies for Syfy Channel. He has also held positions in development at MarVista Entertainment, with a focus on original programming for The N, Syfy, Hallmark Channel, Lifetime, ION Network, and Disney Channel. Larson holds a bachelor’s degree in Theatre from Hamilton College.”