Ryan Adams has been promoted to the newly-created position of VP of program and schedule operations for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim US.
In the new post, Adams will serve as strategic scheduling lead for all program and on-air promotion operations for Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang, helping to identify new promotional opportunities and programming formats for recent changes/expansions within each network. He also will continue to act as the primary liaison between the networks, their on-air departments, Turner Broadcasting’s network operations and Turner’s digital media technologies division.
Adams first joined Turner Broadcasting System in 1996, working on the floor as a news coordinator for CNN’s Headline News. By 2003, he had moved up to director of programming & scheduling within the Strategic Operations group, covering Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang.
His promotion comes as Cartoon Network moves forward with its new programming formats and on-air network re-facing.