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Barron Named UPN Alternative VP

Larry Barron was named UPN’s VP of alternative programs.

Barron worked with UPN as a consultant on its hit reality series, America’s Next Top Model
, which was executive produced by supermodel Tyra Banks. Barron also co-executive produced of Fox’s summer reality franchise, Paradise Hotel
.

In 2002, Barron was a producer on CBS’s The Amazing Race
. He began his career in television news, producing for CNN and then joining the team that launched entertainment magazine Extra
in 1994.

Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.