Oxygen Media Taps Twofour America Alum


NEW YORK: Oxygen Media has appointed Shanon Smith, formerly of Twofour America, as VP of production and operations.

In her new role, Smith will manage the production of all original series and specials for Oxygen’s programming slate. She will be based in Los Angeles, reporting to David O’Connell, the executive VP of production and operations for Lifestyle Networks.

Prior to joining Oxygen Media, Smith served as executive VP of production and operations at Twofour America. In that role, she oversaw production, finance and operations on multiple series that aired on HISTORY, Discovery, ABC, Lifetime and other networks. She began her career at E! Entertainment and has also worked at OWN.

“Shanon is a well-respected executive with an excellent reputation in the industry,” said O’Connell. “She brings strong leadership qualities and a great sense of strategic planning that are sure to make her a valuable asset to the team.”