Cookie Jar Entertainment has hired Jillianne Reinseth for the job of vice president of development.
Reinseth will oversee development in Canada of all the company’s programming, including its teen and adult label, The Jar.
A development veteran with experience at Jetix Europe, Chorion, Disney, Nick, Unipix and ABC, Reinseth most recently was head of development at Studio B Productions in Vancouver and oversaw such programs as Kid vs. Kat, Martha Speaks and Caveboy.
She will report to Tom Mazza, Cookie Jar’s executive VP and head of worldwide TV.
‘Working closely with Cookie Jar Entertainment’s development department in Los Angeles, Jillianne will help green light new projects in Canada,’ said Mazza. ‘With her extensive development experience, she will help the company provide a wide range of exciting, new programming to major Canadian networks.’