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Jupiter Promotes Steven McGovern to VP of Production – TVREAL

Jupiter Entertainment has upped seasoned producer Steven McGovern to the post of VP of production.

In his new position, McGovern will oversee day-to-day operations, including budgeting and scheduling across all Jupiter projects. He will supervise a production slate of more than 250 hours of programming for 2018-19, which includes Snapped (Oxygen), Murder Chose Me (ID), Homicide Hunter (ID), Murder Calls (ID), Killer Couples (Oxygen) and Fatal Attraction (TV One).

Over the course of his career, McGovern has worked for such companies as Leopard USA, ITV Studios, Studio Lambert, Cineflix and RDF; and multiple networks and cable outlets, including ID, Oxygen, ABC, Reelz, CNBC, HGTV, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5. He most recently served as the director of production at Jupiter.

McGovern will continue to work out of Jupiter’s New York City office and report directly to Robert Twilley, senior VP and general manager.

Twilley said: “We’re delighted to announce Steve’s promotion. Over the

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While Trump promotes military buildup, some look at another round of base closings

WASHINGTON, D.C. — At the same time that President Donald Trump is pushing a plan to increase defense spending by 10 percent, Washington state Rep. Adam Smith says it’s time to save money by closing some of the nation’s military bases.

Smith, the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, wants to reopen the controversial Base Realignment and Closure process, known as BRAC, last used in 2005.

While the 11th-term congressman has promoted base closings before with no luck, there are signs that the idea is getting increased attention this year on Capitol Hill.

“We ought to give it serious consideration,” Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said in an interview Tuesday.

And South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, another member of the panel, sounded receptive to the idea as well, saying: “I’ll follow Senator McCain’s lead on this.”

Smith said that with McCain’s backing, “it makes

Read more at: http://www.thedailyworld.com/news/while-trump-promotes-military-buildup-some-look-at-another-round-of-base-closings/