ITV Studios America has promoted Patrice Andrews.
The former executive vp development, productions and operations for New York, will now serve as chief operating officer, East Coast. In her new role, Andrews will continue to manage operations for the company on the East Coast, and she will report to Orly Adelson, president of ITV Studios America.
“I’ve been fortunate to work with Patrice over the past six years. Her impressive track record, extensive experience and exceptional relationships are vital to the company. Patrice will continue to be a valuable member of the team, as Orly Adelson takes ITV Studios America to its next level of growth,” said Paul Buccieri, president and CEO at ITV Studios U.S. Group and managing director at ITV Studios International.
Andrews joined ITV Studios America in 2004 as vp production and operations after serving as an EP at A&E. At ITV Studios, she oversees an extensive slate of projects, including The First 48, Four Weddings and The Bill Cunningham Show.
“ITV Studios America has given me an incredible opportunity to build my career in a dynamic production environment. I feel truly lucky to have the support and strength of ITV around me and I look forward to continuing to grow and expand the New York business,” Andrews said.
Before joining ITV, Andrews ran MetroTV as the senior vp programming and production and had a 13-year career at Discovery Channel.