A+E Studios Names Jossen EVP

Newly formed A+E Studios has named Barry Jossen its new executive vice president, parent company A+E Networks announced Wednesday.

Jossen will oversee scripted programing operations for the studio and will be based in Los Angeles. He will report to A+E Networks’ Bob DeBitetto, president of brand strategy, business development and A+E Studios.

He most recently was head of ABC Studios, where was executive vice president until July, 2013. Prior stints include Imagine Television, DreamWorks Television, and Lucasfilm Limited.

A+E Studios was formed in June, 2013, as part of an executive reorganization at A+E Networks, and was charged with creating content across all networks and platforms.