Disney Channels Worldwide has promoted Jennilee Cummings (pictured) to VP of Disney Channel and Disney XD Original Series, and Nikki Reed has been appointed VP of Disney Channel Original Movies.
In her new role, Cummings will report directly to Adam Bonnett, Disney Channels Worldwide’s SVP of original programming, and oversee a slate of live-action series development for Disney Channel and Disney XD. She will also work closely with Disney Channels’ casting team to look for new talent.
Cummings began her Disney Channel career in 2004 and most recently served as executive director of original movies (Good Luck Charlie: It’s Christmas, Let It Shine, Girl Vs. Monster).
Reed was most recently VP of Disney Channel and Disney XD original series, a position she held since joining Disney in 2010. In that role, she developed Austin & Ally, Dog With A Blog, Lab Rats and Crash & Bernstein. In her new role, reporting directly to Disney Channel Original Movies’ SVP Michael Healy, she will oversee a slate of Disney Channel original movie scripts, develop new projects, cultivate writers and directors and oversee creative storytelling throughout production.