Magazine article Screen International

Participant Media Names Miura Kite SVP Narrative Television

Magazine article Screen International

Participant Media Names Miura Kite SVP Narrative Television

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Kite joins Participant from Assembly Entertainment.

Participant Media has announced that Miura Kite is joining the company in the newly created position of senior vice-president of narrative television.

Kite will help build Participant’s television slate by identifying, developing, and packaging high-end properties for premium cable, basic cable, and broadcast networks, as well as digital and emerging platforms. Kite will report to and work closely with Participant’s president of narrative film and television Jonathan King, who made the announcement on Monday.

King said: “Miura has great taste, a stellar reputation in the community, and the kind of expertise and experience that will be a tremendous asset to Participant as we continue to grow our television business and promote social change through all platforms.”

Participant’s expansion into narrative television production will bring the scripted drama series Central Park Five, directed by Ava DuVernay, to audiences through Netflix in 2018.

Kite most recently served as an executive producer with Assembly Entertainment at ITV Studios America. …

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