Former WWE senior writer and producer joining AEW as vice president of content development

It was reported last week that Jennifer Pepperman, a Senior Writer and Producer for WWE, had left the company.

According to Justin Barrasso of, AEW has fired Pepperman as Vice President of Content Development. Pepperman is reportedly going to work beside AEW President Tony Khan and her primary role will be development of content for live programming.

Dave Meltzer of stated the following about Pepperman leaving WWE…

“Her main focus had been the women’s division on Smackdown. The only thing we were told is that she wanted a change. It was noted she was close with Mercedes Mone.”

Mercedes is expected to debut with AEW in March at the Big Business edition of Dynamite.