Hulu Bolsters Original Content Efforts With New Hire

Los Angeles-based streaming television provider Hulu is bolstering its original content efforts this Friday morning, saying it has named Beatrice Springborn as the company's Head of Originals. Springborn joins the company from Storyline Entertainment, where she was head of television, in charge of the MTV series "Happyland". She also was SVP for Caryn Mandabach Productions (Peaky Blinders), and EVP of TV and film production and development at Gale Anne Hurdís Valhalla Motion Pictures (The Walking Dead). Hulu said that Springborn will help Hulu identify, initiate and drive the sourcing, development and production of premium shows in the Hulu Originals slate.