Viacom Kids and Family Group has promoted 25-year Nickelodeon veteran Lee Ann Chmielewski-Larsen to EVP of production.
In her new role, Chmielewski-Larsen oversees the production and production management of all existing and upcoming live-action series, short-form content, original TV movies and live events across Viacom Kids and Family’s complete portfolio of brands including Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., Nicktoons, TeenNick, TV Land and CMT.
She will remain based in New York and report to Viacom Kids and Family Group’s COO Sarah Levy.
During Chmielewski-Larsen’s most recent stint as SVP of production for Nickelodeon Group, she headed up production for all Nickelodeon networks and their hit live-action series, including iCarly, Victorious and Big Time Rush and live TV events (Kids’ Choice Awards, Kids’ Choice Sports and Nickelodeon HALO Awards).
Chmielewski-Larsen began her career at Nickelodeon as a production coordinator in 1991 for Weinerville and Legends of the Hidden Temple.
She was later named VP of production in 2000 and SVP in 2008.