Director, Development Crown Media Family Networks
Jessica Callahan is a Director of Development for Crown Media Family Networks, home to Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, Hallmark Drama, and the on-demand streaming video service, Hallmark Movies Now. Based in the Los Angeles office, Jessica reports to Randy Pope, SVP of Programming & Development.
In her role, Jessica is responsible for sourcing and guiding content to fit brand specifics then shepherding it through the production and post-production process. She works closely with producers, writers, and talent to bring quality, family-friendly entertainment to life. In her three years at Crown Media, Jessica has successfully brought over twenty MOWs to air.
Prior to her time at the network, Jessica spent a decade at Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions producing MOWS for CBS and ABC. Before transitioning into television in 2006, she was an editor of romance and mystery novels at Penguin Group in New York City.
Jessica received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Mount St. Mary’s University. She currently lives in Los Angeles.