US cable channel WE tv has promoted Lauren Gellert to the new post of executive VP, development and programming.
She was previously senior VP, original production and development having joined the AMC Networks-owned cable channel in 2012. Since then she has been responsible for shows including Marriage Bootcamp: Reality Stars and Kendra on Top.
Gellert is based in New York and reports to WE tv president Marc Juris. She counts ION Media Networks and Zodiak USA among her previous companies.