This is a unique opportunity to network and ask any burning questions about development, access, budgets, schedules or logistics with some of the top personnel currently working in UK factual ent programming: UKTV’s Head of Factual and Factual Entertainment Hilary Rosen, Brown Bob Productions Creative Director and Co-Founder Jacqueline Hewer, and Executive Producer Audrey Neil.
Hilary Rosen is Head of Factual and Factual Entertainment at UKTV, commissioning and executive producing high profile and award-winning shows for the network, including Taskmaster, Inside The Ambulance, The Davina Hour, Border Force: America’s Gatekeepers and Yianni: Supercar Customiser. Prior to joining UKTV, Hilary was creative director at Silver River, devising formats including The Town That Never Retired (BBC 1) and overseeing Inside Gatwick (Sky 1). Her career has also encompassed ten years as a senior executive producer at Lion Television overseeing a raft of popular factual shows and documentaries, and a decade in BBC News and Current Affairs. Hilary has also acted as a consultant for BBC Academy, training the factual development teams.
Jacqueline Hewer is the co-founder and Creative Director of Brown Bob Productions. She develops and executive produces across the company’s output. She was previously a BBC Commissioner in Daytime, then Features and Formats, commissioning series including Homes Under the Hammer, Escape to the Country and Heir Hunters.
Audrey Neil has worked with Brown Bob since the first series of Inside the Ambulance. She started as Series Producer and now execs across the Inside The… brand. Away from Brown Bob, her range of experience covers everything from Blue Peter to Celebrities in Therapy.
Deadline for application is 12.00 Thursday 02 May.