Brie Miranda Bryant Named New Sr. VP of Reality TV for Lifetime

Lifetime recently named Brie Miranda Bryant Senior VP Unscripted Development and Programming. She will be replacing Mariana Flynn, who left in April.

Bryant is no stranger to heading reality television. She previously served as Senior VP of Unscripted at BET. She also oversaw Bad Girls Club and The Preachers at Oxygen. Bryant’s history also includes working in publishing at Teen Vogue and at the Tribeca Film Festival as well as producing shows such as Jersey Couture, All About Aubrey and Running Russell Simmons.

In her new role at Lifetime, The New York University graduate will be overseeing various popular shows including Dance Moms, Bring It! and Project Runway from New York City.

Lifetime Executive VP and Head of Programming, Liz Gateley, made a statement Monday saying, “I’ve long admired Brie’s strong creative instincts and great relationships and could not be more thrilled to welcome her to Lifetime. Her diverse skill-set in navigating the worlds of publishing, film, and television has translated into hit-making and I can’t wait to see what she develops next.”

Brie Miranda Bryant’s long history in television seems to promise that some great reality television is to be expected from Lifetime in the future.

Chantè Russell

Chanté Russell is a Howard University print journalism major from Raleigh, North Carolina. Her entire life has been shaped by her passion for writing, fashion and activism. Those passions have led her to create a blog entitled Be The Zeitgeist and serve as a staff writer for Howard’s student newspaper, The Hilltop. She has also written for Lady With Attitude and worked as a freelance journalist. Some of her biggest role models include Anna Wintour, Maya Angelou and her cousin, Dr. Jennifer Edwards, who inspired Chanté to attend Howard. After completing college, Chanté hopes to work as a fashion journalist and use her platform to combat cultural insensitivity within the fashion industry and improve the public perception of the industry.

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