Advanced Television


ITN appoints Griffiths and Parrish

ITN Productions has made two new appointments strengthening its international and domestic factual businesses, it announced today. Mike Griffiths is joining as International Executive Producer and Claudine Parrish takes on the role of UK Factual Executive Producer. Ian Rumsey, ITNP’s Managing Director of Television, said: “The past year has seen us show great resilience and […]

July 29, 2021

Our Generation: The Music that Shaped Britain on BritBox

BritBox UK today announced a new, feature-length Original factual commission, available exclusively to subscribers from August 26th. Our Generation: The Music that Shaped Britain provides a definitive account of the key musical and cultural explosions which have rocked Britain through the decades – packed with revelation and insight from the people who know them better […]

July 14, 2021

Turness appointed ITN CEO

Deborah Turness is joining ITN as its Chief Executive Officer, and departing NBC News International where she is currently president. Prior to joining NBC News, she was editor of ITV News where she was the UK’s first female editor of a network news operation and the youngest ever editor of ITV News. Turner also previously […]

March 9, 2021

ITN content on SendtoNews

SendtoNews Video (STN), the independent online video platform, has announced that digital video content from ITN, the UK-based television production company, is now available to STN’s 1,800 publishers within North America. ITN will be supplying STN with up to 200 videos per month covering global news, entertainment videos and royal family news. “Providing quality digital […]

February 25, 2021

ITN agrees first UKTV commission

ITN Productions has secured its first commission for UKTV with a new ten-part series for the broadcaster’s entertainment channel Dave. With exclusive access to the Suffolk Police, Fast Justice is an observational documentary series following the force as they combat crime in the area. In a national first, a group of elite officers have been […]

February 19, 2021

Sky News a founding member of albert news consortium

Sky News will become one of the founding members of the newly launched albert news consortium, a group which has been set up to support the broadcast and production community specifically engaged in news television. The news consortium will work alongside the BAFTA albert consortium – now in its 10th year – and the albert […]

February 5, 2021

Netflix hires ITN’s Mallett for studios

Netflix has hired Anna Mallett, the CEO of ITN, to run its international studio operations. ITN provides the news for ITV, C4 and C5 in the UK. Mallett was previously chief operating officer and managing director of productions at BBC Studios. Mallett, who will be based in Netflix’s London office, will take responsibility for physical […]

November 10, 2020

Channel 4 orders Poundland documentary series

Channel 4 has commissioned ITN Productions to make a new series about High Street retailer Poundland. The two part series, Inside Poundland: Secrets From The Shop Floor, looks at how the discounter is transforming from top-to-bottom, re-fitting its stores and investing millions on new ranges, at a time when many stores are going into administration […]

November 2, 2020

Rumsey promoted to MD, TV at ITN

Ian Rumsey has been promoted to Managing Director, Television at ITN Productions. Effective immediately, Rumsey – who has been Director of Television Production since 2018 – will have an expanded role. ITN Productions News and Archive teams, headed up by Tami Hoffman, will now report directly to him. This is in addition to Rumsey continuing […]

September 2, 2020

ITN appoints Akhlaq as CTO

ITN has announced that Mohammed Akhlaq will join as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) from October 1st. Akhlaq most recently worked with Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT), where he has held senior strategic technology roles since 2016, latterly as a consultant and previously as Director of Technical Operations. He has also held roles […]

August 21, 2020