Hearst Media Production Group

Hearst Media & Tiffany Haddish strike two-show development deal

Hearst Media Production Group (HPMG) has struck a development deal with US actor, comedian and author Tiffany Haddish to produce two unscripted series. Haddish will serve as an executive producer and the projects, with the first original series set to explore the dynamic between successful women who have engaged in romantic, long-term relationships with homeless men. […]

Hearst hires media veteran to business development team

Hearst Media Production Group (HMPG) has appointed media sales and marketing veteran Maria Thrasher as business partnerships and development executive. Reporting to Amy DeGregorio, HMPG’s SVP and MD of sales for educational & informational programming, Thrasher joins the company after having run her own North Carolina-based consultancy firm, M. Thrasher Media, since 2017. Prior to […]

Hearst Media Production Group appoints new development VP

Hearst Media Production Group (HMPG) has appointed Jessica Mathies as VP of development. Previously serving as an executive producer for parent firm Hearst Television, Mathies will focus on unscripted program development for TV stations, broadcast and cable networks and streaming services.  She’ll also supervise creative production on series pilots as well as the first season of […]

Hearst rejigs sales, distribution & marketing with Litton exec promotions

US media group Hearst has rejigged its sales and distribution execs at its production division. Amy DeGregorio has been named SVP & MD of sales for educational/informational programming at Hearst Media Production Group (HMPG), which was formed in September to house Hearst Television’s original program production and distribution. She previously served as SVP of client […]