BROOKLINE, Mass., Feb. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- America's Test Kitchen, the home cook's essential resource for recipes that work, today announced it has appointed Mary Mullaney as the executive producer for television and video. In her new role, Mullaney will spearhead the development and production for the company's two television shows, "America's Test Kitchen" and "Cook's Country," and bolster the company's video efforts to ensure it's streamlined across all five websites, various proprieties and digital platforms. One of Mullaney's first and most important initiatives will be supporting "America's Test Kitchen's" transition to its new hosts following Chris Kimball's recent departure. Additionally, Mullaney will oversee the transition for all video production to be produced in-house.
Mullaney joins America's Test Kitchen with over 15 years of experience in television development and production. She has developed over 35 projects that have sold to more than 20 networks including A&E, VH1, History, Discovery, HGTV, TLC and ABC. Prior to this position, Mullaney was head of development for Punched in the Head Productions where she ran a diverse, unscripted development slate for the Emmy-winning producers of MTV's "True Life."
"Mary's vast expertise in television development is why we knew she would be the perfect fit for us," said David Nussbaum, CEO of America's Test Kitchen. "We're confident she can steer us in the right direction for our long-standing brands. This is the year for change and Mary's leadership will put us in front of the right audience while enhancing all of our media properties and content."
"Transitioning to America's Test Kitchen was the right move for me professionally and personally," said Mary Mullaney. "I'm excited and eager to build a slate that grows this brand's beloved legacy while learning how to perfect my home cooking skills."
Mullaney will be working closely with Nussbaum, Jack Bishop, Creative Chief Officer, and the new hosts to ensure the new phase of America's Test Kitchen is seamless and strategic.
About America's Test Kitchen
America's Test Kitchen began with a single magazine title, Cook's Illustrated, which debuted in 1992. The America's Test Kitchen television show was launched in 2001, after which the company added Cook's Country magazine, a second television program, an online cooking school, three websites that offer recipes and online video, and a robust book program that publishes a dozen new titles a year, which regularly land on bestseller lists. Learn more at https://www.americastestkitchen.com/.
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