ITN Productions Hires BBC Studios' Georgina Madley To Serve As Head Of Development – TVWise

ITN Productions has Georgina Madley to serve as their new Head of Development. She has been serving as BBC Studios Head of Development Unscripted Productions since last May.
Prior to her role at BBC Studios, Georgina served as Head of Development at Alaska TV and Blast! and Development Producer for Blakeway North for five years.
“ITN Productions has an unrivalled factual reputation so I’m looking forward to joining Ian and the team to develop an exciting slate that not only builds on their success but takes them into new territories too”, said Georgina Madley.
“I’m delighted Georgina is joining ITNP to lead our brilliant development team”, commented ITN Productions Director of TV Production Ian Rumsey. “She has a great track record in popular factual, topical programmes and developing interesting format ideas and will no doubt play a key role in creating exciting new opportunities for us, in the UK and overseas.”
In addition to this hire, ITN Productions has also promoted Grace Dean to Head of Shortform. She has been with the company since 2016, most recently serving as Senior Producer for Entertainment and Short Form. Before joining ITN Productions, she worked at the Olympic Broadcasting Services, the BBC and The Guardian. “Our short form slate is growing all the time and Grace is the ideal person to help build on the success we’ve already achieved”, added Ian Rumsey.