News

YouTube Names Alex Piper Head of Unscripted for North & South America

Alex Piper has been named YouTube’s head of unscripted, North & South America, the company announced on Monday.

Piper, who most recently served at Fox as vice president of alternative entertainment, steps in for former unscripted boss Ben Relles, who moved to a role overseeing interactive content last week.

He will lead all efforts in conjunction with top creators to develop and produce unscripted programming, as well as having oversight of all live entertainment events. His focus will also include music projects and celebrity partnerships.

Also Read: YouTube Originals Unscripted Boss Ben Relles Gets New Role as Head of Innovation

“Alex Piper is a seasoned award winning reality programming executive with amazing taste and strong relationships who is incredibly well respected in the industry,” said Susanne Daniels, global head of original content for YouTube. “We are thrilled to have him join Youtube and bring his expertise to our diverse programming slate.

See full article on The Wrap