Manager of original programming
Justine Giannino is the manager of original programming at IFC. She works on such critically acclaimed scripted comedies as Portlandia and Documentary Now!, as well as the live award show, the Film Independent Spirit Awards. Giannino is also involved in series development for IFC, seeking out the best in smart and offbeat comedies for the network. She is a programming executive for IFC’s digital platform, The Comedy Crib. Giannino is on currently on the board of the New York HRTS Associates, and she received a CableFax “Overachievers under 30” Award in 2015. Prior to IFC, Giannino worked as an assistant in the television department at Creative Artists Agency and in the commercial department at Don Buchwald and Associates.