Flynn Named Senior VP At MTV,VH1

Duties include MTV Video Music Awards.

MTV and VH1 have named Kathy Flynn to senior VP of production events. She was previously MTV VP of production events.

New York-based Flynn joined MTV in 1986 as an assistant in MTV Networks' ad sales department before moving to MTV's national promotion department one year later. In 1996, Flynn created MTV's production events department and began consulting for VH1 events last year.

In her new position, Flynn will help oversee production of MTV's and VH1's events and specials including Sunday's (Aug. 29) MTV Video Music Awards.