Apple hires Colleen Grogan and Erika Clarke to ramp up non-scripted division
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Colleen Grogan and Erika Clarke have joined the non-scripted team of Apple TV+ to bolster its efforts in production and otherwise. They will be reporting to Molly Thompson, Head of Documentaries and Unscripted and A& IndieFilms founder. Both Grogan and Clarke will be working as Unscripted Creative Executives.
Formerly Grogan was the SVP of Hot Snakes Media. Preceding that, she was VP of non-fiction for Lifetime, where she regulated series including Bring It!, Coming Home and The Week The Women Went. She likewise executive produced the short film Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl), which won the 2019 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject. She is situated in New York.
As for Clarke, she was the executive producer at Spotify Studios where under her responsibilities, she co-ran the company’s podcast studio division. Prior to that, she went through ten years at MTV, part of the group behind Cribs, and was additionally a director and producer of shows like The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Travel Channel's Follow Your Past and CNN Heroes. She was additionally named for an Emmy for her work on White People, a narrative for MTV's Look Different strand. She will be situated in LA.