Liz Lewin has joined Channel 4’s comedy commissioning team as commissioning editor, TVWise has learned.
The former Company Pictures Series Producer will remain in the post through February 2015, to cover the maternity leave of Channel 4’s Deputy Head of Comedy Nerys Evans.
Prior to her role at Company Pictures, which saw her serve as producer on Channel4/E4 commissions London Irish and Beaver Falls, Lewin held roles at Tiger Aspect Productions and BBC In-House Comedy.
“I am genuinely excited to be working with Phil and all of the comedy team”, said Liz Lewin. “Most of the shows I have worked on have been produced for Channel 4 so I feel very at home here at a broadcaster for which I have great affection and affinity. ”
While Channel 4’s Head of Comedy Phil Clarke added: “Liz brings with her a fantastic wealth of knowledge, commitment and enthusiasm for the role. We are very lucky to have her.”