ID Names New Senior VP, Head of Production


Industry veteran Kathryn Vaughan has been appointed senior VP and head of production at Investigation Discovery (ID).

Vaughan brings over two decades of experience across genres, including true crime, lifestyle and sports. She most recently served at AMPLE Entertainment, overseeing Violent Minds: Killers on Tape (Peacock), Morimoto’s Sushi Master (Roku), upcoming limited series for both Netflix and ABC News and more.

Previous to AMPLE, Vaughan was the president of Good Caper Content, which she launched as ITV America’s true crime and investigative documentary arm.

Vaughan will report to Jason Sarlanis, president of Turner Networks, Investigation Discovery and HLN for linear and streaming.

“I am thrilled to welcome Kathryn to our team,” said Sarlanis. “She comes to us with extensive true-crime expertise, savvy creative instincts and enviable storytelling skills that we witnessed firsthand after working with her on the recent breakout success of ID’s docuseries The Price of Glee, Death by Fame and Murder in the Heartland. Kathryn’s deep commitment to true-crime storytelling will enrich our best-in-class team and further maximize Investigation Discovery’s offering as the leading destination for true crime.”