EXCLUSIVE: After almost two decades at VH1, Shelly Tatro is departing the cable network. Tatro, who joined VH1 in 1996 as Director of Series & Specials, has served as SVP Production & Programming since 2003, overseeing such shows as Love & Hip-Hop and Best Week Ever. Her exit comes two months after Susan Levison joined VH1 as EVP Original Programming & Production, replacing Jeff Olde. Tatro previously helped develop VH1′s Where Are They Now, I Love the 80s and I Love the 70s. Before joining VH1, she was a freelance producer in New York and also was part of the launch team for Barry Diller’s home shopping network Q2.
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