Freeform Taps Julie Jarmon for Development


Julie Jarmon has been appointed senior VP of development at Freeform, marking her return to the network after having previously served as an executive director on the development team.

In her time at Freeform prior, Jarmon worked on such series as The Bold Type, Alone Together and Motherland: Fort Salem. Jarmon most recently served as VP of scripted programming development at The CW, where she developed series such as Batwoman, All American and Walker. She started her television career as part of NBC’s NBC Associates program, later becoming manager of drama development at the network.

“Julie has a keen understanding of our audience,” commented Jamila Hunter, executive VP of programming and development at Freeform, to whom she will report. “She has a proven track record for finding unique and captivating stories and understands the importance of authentically reflecting the spirit of the millennial and Gen Z generations. I couldn’t be happier to have Julie back on the Freeform development team, and I can’t wait to see what she brings us next.”

Jarmon said, “I am so proud to have been part of the original Freeform launch and couldn’t be more excited to return to the brand that has flourished under Tara [Duncan] and Jamila’s leadership. I love the Freeform audience, and I can’t wait to join this incredibly talented team and help build on their fantastic programming slate.”