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New Executive Producers Appointed For Lion TV USA

Allison Corn and Chris Bryson have been named executive producers of Lion TV USA.
The announcement was made by Tony Tackaberry, Executive Vice President of Lion TV USA.
Corn and Bryson’s appointments are effective immediately and they will be based in the company’s New York office and will report to Tackaberry.
Corn will executive produce shows for Lion TV USA including the popular reality series 'It Takes A Thief' (Discovery Channel) and 'Cash Cab' (Discovery Channel). Corn joined Lion TV USA in 2004 as the series producer of the premier season of It Takes a Thief (Discovery Channel).
Prior to joining Lion, Corn served as series producer/episode producer on a show for the WB called 'Studio 7' for Diplomatic Productions (re-named Embassy Row). She supervised field production for all episodes as well as produced two episodes of the hour long game show/reality show.
Prior to Diplomatic Productions, Corn was a supervising producer/line producer at Discovery Times/Camera Planet on the documentary series Staffers following the 2004 Democratic Primary races. .
Corn was a series producer at The Sundance Channel for a monthly half hour news magazine program, '24 Frame News', focusing on independent film. Prior to that position Ms. Corn worked at WE: Women’s Entertainment as a senior producer and head writer of the nightly series 'Cinematherapy' and the special, 'Cinematherapy For Lovers'.
Before joining WE, Corn worked on several projects for Oxygen Media. She produced, shot and edited for shows such as 'Candice Bergen Catches Up', 'Choose To Lead', 'Pure Oxygen', 'Trackers', and 'Trackers Connects Talking Sex', 'A World AIDS Day Special'.
Prior to her stint at Oxygen Media, Corn was a producer for MTV News and Docs. Some of her projects include: 'MTV2: Nine Inch Nails on Tour', 'New Sensation: Christina Aguilera'; 'Diary of Kid Rock and Limp Bizkit'; 'Ultra Sound': 'One Hit Wonders'; and 'Ben Affleck: A Reinder Games Movie Special'.
Bryson, who joined Lion TV USA in 2004 as series producer, has worked on 'History Detectives' (PBS) for the last two seasons. With his promotion, Bryson will executive produce shows for Lion TV USA. Prior to joining Lion TV, Bryson was a producer at NBC News Productions.
Bryson is a former radio reporter and investigative journalist writing for, amongst others, the BBC, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, National Public Radio, the Christian Science Monitor, and the Guardian (UK). He has produced science and documentary television for a range of North American clients, including the Discovery Channel, The History Channel and Court TV.
Prior to that, Bryson worked at WNYC with the late Jonathan Kwitny on the George Polk award-winning PBS show, 'The Kwitny Report'. Bryson has also published a book on environmental pollution with Seven Stories Press of New York.
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