The Viacom vet will now oversee MTV news.
Garrett English has been promoted to executive vice president of event programming, specials and news for MTV, VH1 and Logo. In his new role he will be charged with directing the creative development and management for all of the networks’ tentpoles events and specials and oversee MTV News.
English, who was formerly an svp of programming, events and live Production for MTV, will report to Amy Doyle, who yesterday (Jan. 24) was named general manager of MTV, VH1 and Logo.
“Garrett has been indispensable at the helm of nearly every MTV live production for more than a decade," Doyle said in a statement. “There is no better leader to bring to life the world-class programming and events fans expect from our brands.”