Yanina Molina Joins Jesse Collins Entertainment as VP Unscripted Production – Deadline
EXCLUSIVE: As Jesse Collins Entertainment ramps up unscripted production, CEO Jesse Collins has appointed Yanina Molina, ViacomCBS production manager, as vice president of unscripted production.
She will oversee the production of all unscripted and special content. JCE, best known as a longtime producer of award shows like the BET Awards and Soul Train Awards, is also behind unscripted series like Facebook Watch’s Cardi tries, entering its second season, as well as competitions / game shows Hip Hop Squares and Rhythm & Flow, specials John Lewis: Celebrating a Hero and Amanda Seales I know as well as scripted mini-series such as The story of the new edition and Bobby Brown’s Story.
This has been an important year for Collins. In addition to executive production of the recent 2021 BET Awards via JCE, he also produced the Grammy Awards, the 2021 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show, and produced the 2021 Oscars.
Molina has over 17 years of production experience. As production manager at ViacomCBS, she worked on series and specials such as True Life, Catfish, MTV Cribs, MTV Push, MTV Video Music Awards, MTV European Music Awards, VH1 Hip Hop Honors, MTV Movie & TV Awards, MTV unplugged and A conversation with President Obama. Molina has also been a content producer for MTV News and Docs, where she worked on a range of short content on national and international soils.