Top Chef and Project Runway producer Magical Elves has hired veteran TV producer and development executive Joel Zimmer
as Evp Development, and promoted longtime Magical Elves casting executive Samantha Hanks
to Evp, Casting and Talent Relations.
“With the addition of Joel, and the elevation of Samantha, Magical Elves
has the right leadership in place to continue our growth, and further evolve our slate of quality, aspirational programming,” said Co-CEOs Casey Kriley
and Jo Sharon
, in making the announcement.“Samantha’s contributions to casting and attracting high-caliber talent has been a key factor in our current success, and with Joel’s added expertise and enthusiasm, both executives will play a crucial role in dreaming up and creating the next generation of hit projects for Magical Elves.”
As Evp of Development, Zimmer will lead the team responsible for all development and sales for Magical Elves. A veteran content creator and media executive,