History Channel’s Stephen Mintz joins Truly Original

Truly Original has hired Stephen Mintz as VP for programming & development.

Stephen MintzMintz will join the creative team led by EVP of programming, Lauren Eskelin, and EVP of development, Bryan Hale.

He will work across a slate of long-running franchises including The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Ink Master and Vanity Fair Confidential.

Steven Weinstock and Glenda Hersh, CEOs and co-presidents at TO, said: “We’re excited to welcome Stephen to Truly Original at a time of unprecedented growth at our company. His versatility and experience in many different genres and formats is extremely valuable as our series slate continues to broaden and diversify.”

Mintz has served as executive producer across History Channel and VH1.

Truly Original is the result of a merger made earlier this year between Endemol Shine North America’s New York-based prodcos True Entertainment and Original Media.