A+E Networks has promoted Steve Ascher to senior vice president, production and development, A+E Originals, responsible for producing unscripted series, specials and documentaries across the programmer’s portfolio of channels. He was VP of A+E originals.
Suma Nallapati was named senior vice president and chief digital officer at Dish Network in Englewood, Colo. She had served as secretary of technology and state chief information officer in the administration of Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper.
NBC SPORTS GROUP
NBC Sports Regional Networks tapped Matt Murphy as senior vice president and general manager of NBC Sports Bay Area & California. He had been senior VP, platforms and strategy for NBC Sports Regional Networks, based in Stamford, Conn.