SVP, Marketing Creative and Brand Strategy, Lifetime, LMN & fyi Networks
PromaxBDA Conference Committee Officer
Tim Nolan was named Senior Vice President, Marketing Creative and Brand Strategy, for Lifetime Networks in 2010 and. In 2014, his role was expanded to include all of the female-focused brands under the A+E Networks umbrella, which consist of Lifetime, LMN and the newly launched fyi. Based in New York, he is responsible for overseeing all on-air, print, online and out-of-home marketing efforts for Lifetime’s scripted and reality series, and original movies, as well as LMN and Lifetime Real Women. In 2012, Nolan oversaw the development, creation and launch of Lifetime’s major rebrand featuring an iconic new look and tagline “Your life. Your time.”
Prior to joining Lifetime, Nolan was Vice President of the Creative Brand Group for History™, where he created on-air campaigns for some of the network’s most successful series and specials. Moreover, Nolan oversaw the development and production of on-air promotions, short-form programming, VOD and sales videos across all History platforms, including HI™ (formerly History International), History en Espanol™, Military History™ and History.com™.
In 2008, Nolan received an Emmy® Award as Executive Producer of Great Moments from the Campaign Trail, a series of documentary shorts produced exclusively for Elections ’08 On Demand, a VOD channel with material created for the 2008 presidential campaign season. The New York Times called the series “the most polished pieces on Elections ‘08.”
During his more than ten years at History, Nolan executed on-air promotion campaigns for a number of successful series and specials, including Pawn Stars, American Pickers, America The Story of Us, Ice Road Truckers, Ax Men, Life After People, 102 Minutes that Changed America, 1968 with Tom Brokaw and Band of Brothers, among many others.
Prior to joining History, Nolan was a writer and producer for A&E Network, where he produced topical promos for its signature series Biography, Investigative Reports and American Justice. He also worked in the on-air promotions department at HBO, working on numerous projects, such as the Emmy-nominated special preview, First Look, Mike Tyson. Nolan began his career writing, producing and editing commercials for broadcast on local cable in New York’s Hudson Valley.
Nolan is a graduate of Ramapo College and resides in New York City. For four years, he has served on the conference committee board for PromaxBDA, the global community of professionals passionately engaged in the marketing and promotion of television and video content. In addition, he remains heavily involved in a number of charitable organizations. He is a member of the board for “Design on a Dime,” the newest supportive housing development by Housing Works, and maintains strong engagements with the Lupus Foundation of America, Fashion for Action and Broadway Backwards.
Lifetime is a premier female-focused entertainment destination dedicated to offering the highest quality original programming spanning scripted series, non-fiction series and movies. Lifetime Television®, LMN®, Lifetime Real Women® and Lifetime Digital™ are part of Lifetime Entertainment Services, LLC, a subsidiary of A+E Networks. A+E Networks is a joint venture of the Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.