US infotainment broadcaster Discovery Channel has announced
the appointment of Matthew Kelly to the role of VP of development,
will report to Discovery Channel executive VP of development
and production Dolores Gavin.
has served in a variety of roles within Discovery. Most
recently he was Discovery Channel senior director of development
where he developed programming including 'Gold Rush', as
well as series 'Jungle Gold' and 'Yukon Men'. He also developed
and co-executive produced 'Amish Mafia'
Earlier he was Science Channel director of development and
worked on signature hits including 'Oddities', 'How the Universe
Works' and 'Monster Bug Wars'. Before joining Science Channel,
Kelly was Discovery Channel manager of development where he