Denver based Citizen Pictures has promoted three longtime employees to VP status. Tim McOsker takes the role of VP of production and development after helming development since 2013 in addition to serving as executive producer. McOsker is an EP of the twice Emmy-nominated series “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives,” as well as “The Real Girl’s Kitchen,” and “Guy’s Family Reunion” (which won a Daytime Emmy). In addition to his work on a diverse portfolio of shows since joining Citizen in 2006, McOsker was an EP for Food Network’s “Unwrapped”.
Operations manager Josh Dirmish has been named VP of post production and operations, managing Citizen’s growth with the addition of two new series in 2015. At Citizen, Dirmish has assured that the technology and facility evolve with the company portfolio, including several post-production system upgrades and equipment adds. Prior to Citizen, he was post production manager for High Noon Entertainment, and his credits include work for Food Network, Cooking Channel, Destination America, Starz, and Discovery Channel.
Dustin Astrom has been promoted to VP of business affairs and finance. Astrom has managed financial operations for Citizen since 2006, and grew to successfully guide the company in new client, network, and vendor business affairs.