EXCLUSIVE: Brian Graden Media has promoted Catherine Keithley Lawson to Senior Vice President, Development and Current Series.
Keithley Lawson, who joined BGM in 2013, previously served as Director of Development and grew and oversaw the company as it developed four YouTube Orignal shows, including Escape the Night. As Director of Development, she has also sold and developed a number of titles at BGM in various stages of development, casting, presentations and pilots for networks such as NBC, Lifetime, BET and Bravo. Additionally, she has become the current Senior Executive on a variety of projects, including Miss T Music Factory for Lifetime, as well as current presentations for A&E, OWN and Nickelodeon.
“We are delighted to announce the promotion of Catherine Keithley Lawson to Senior Vice President, Development and Current Series,” said Brian Graden, CEO of BGM. “Catherine has developed a creative, honest and straightforward style that inspires the trust of our creative partners and the network, and her creative contributions to every project she manages are invaluable.”
Prior to joining BGM, Keithley Lawson was a development partner for Ellen Rakieten and Tom Forman at Critical Content. She started her career in talent management at The Collective Management Firm as an executive assistant to a talent leader. She holds a BA in Film and Communication Arts from the University of Southern California.