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A. Smith & Co. Promotes Eli Baldrige


A. Smith & Co. Productions has promoted Emmy Award-winning producer and series developer Eli Baldrige to senior VP of development.

In his new role, Baldrige will manage the development team and oversee all development across the entire company. During his time at A. Smith & Co., he has developed series such as Welcome to Plathville, Voices of Fire and Canine Intervention.

Prior to joining A. Smith & Co. Productions, Baldrige produced hundreds of hours of unscripted content, including ESPN’s Sport Science and The Weather Channel’s Brainstorm. He has also produced feature documentaries such as Citizen Soldier and Apache Warrior.

“At A. Smith & Co. Productions, the sky is truly the limit,” said Baldrige. “I’m incredibly thankful to get the opportunity to spearhead development and be at the cutting edge of content creation. No idea is too big or too out-of-the-box for the A. Smith & Co. team, and I’m looking forward to developing more of what the company does best—creating top-of-the-line, groundbreaking series where quality is at the forefront.”

“Promoting Eli Baldrige to senior VP of development is incredibly exciting for us at A. Smith & Co. Productions as we continue to reach and elevate our team and our content,” said Caroline Baumgard, CEO of A. Smith & Co. Productions. “His propensity for storytelling and purposeful entertainment and ability to think beyond the ordinary makes him the ideal executive to lead our genre-spanning development slate, and we can’t wait to see where he takes the development team from here.”

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