Jenna SantoianniExecutive Vice President and Head of Development, Paramount Television

Jenna Santoianni is Senior Vice President, Television Series for Sonar Entertainment. She joined the company in 2014, after serving as Senior Vice President, TV and Film for Whalerock Industries and, prior to that, as Vice President of Television for BermanBraun. In her current position, Santoianni oversees Sonar's development team and the development and production of a wide range of scripted series. Current projects in production under the Sonar banner include South of Hell for WE tv and The Shannara Chronicles for MTV. Both are scheduled to premiere in late 2015. Projects beginning production in late 2015 include Taboo, starring Tom Hardy, for BBC One and FX.

While at Whalerock and BermanBraun, Santoianni was responsible for over 20 scripted television and film projects at various stages of development and production. Productions included Camp and Deception, both for NBC/Universal Television and Rewind, for SYFY/Universal Cable Productions. She also served as a producer on Dig for USA/UCP.

Santoianni has also held production and creative executive positions at Schorr Pictures (fka RCR Pictures) and at Parkes/ MacDonald Productions. She began her career as an assistant at CAA.