Director, Nonfiction Programming and Development, HISTORY A+E Networks
Brooke Townsend is a Director of Nonfiction Programming and Development for HISTORY. In this role, Townsend oversees multiple hit programs, including Pawn Stars, Lost Gold of World War II and Swamp People: Serpent Invasion, as well as maintaining a robust development slate.
A 7-year veteran of A+E Networks, Townsend began her tenure at LMN. During her time with LMN,
Townsend was an instrumental part of the programming team that developed and produced, Escaping Polygamy, I Love You, But I Lied, and My Crazy Ex.
Prior to A+E Networks, Brooke began her career producing talk shows, including The Montel Williams Show, The Tyra Show and The Nate Berkus Show.
Townsend holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Marist College where she majored in Communications. She currently resides in Long Island, NY where she’s taken on her most rewarding role to date – mother to her adorable 2-year-old daughter.