Linda Giambrone Gets Promoted at Shine America


LOS ANGELES: Linda Giambrone, a seasoned television executive and the former senior VP and head of production for Shine America, has become the company’s new executive VP and head of production.

Based in Los Angeles, Giambrone will continue to manage all unscripted production for such popular shows as MasterChef, The Biggest Loser and The Face, as well as Fox’s forthcoming MasterChef Junior. Since joining Shine America in 2011, she has supervised unscripted current, post-production and music departments. She previously served as the senior VP of BBC Worldwide Productions, where she oversaw international sales and distribution, global production offices and the launch of the company’s U.S. scripted division.

"Linda has done a phenomenal job over the last two years overseeing all production aspects of our unscripted programming slate," noted Eden Gaha, the president of Shine America. "Her extensive experience has served us well and we’re thrilled to have her with us as we continue to expand our unscripted footprint in the years ahead."

"Having been a part of the transformation of Shine America over the last two years has been very gratifying and I am truly excited about what lies ahead for this company," added Giambrone. "We have put together an amazing group of people here and I am fortunate to have such a dedicated, professional production team working with me across all our programs."