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Tigress swipes Five commissioning editor

IMG Media company Tigress Productions has announced that Bethan Corney, former commissioning editor for Five, is joining the company. At Five, Corney was primarily responsible for the channel's natural history programming, and her appointment at Tigress is part of the company's strategy to grow its natural history slate. In the seven years she spent at Five, Corney oversaw over 800 factual productions. Her title at Tigress is currently not announced, but she will be working alongside Dick Colthurst and Kath Moore with a specific responsibility for natural history and coproductions. The appointment follows the announcements that Tigress joined forces with Darlow Smithson Productions and Tigress' MD Andrew Jackson was leaving the company to join the BBC's Natural History Unit. For more information, see the release.
August 20, 2009

IMG Media company Tigress Productions has announced that Bethan Corney, former commissioning editor for Five, is joining the company. At Five, Corney was primarily responsible for the channel’s natural history programming, and her appointment at Tigress is part of the company’s strategy to grow its natural history slate. In the seven years she spent at Five, Corney oversaw over 800 factual productions. Her title at Tigress is currently not announced, but she will be working alongside Dick Colthurst and Kath Moore with a specific responsibility for natural history and coproductions. The appointment follows the announcements that Tigress joined forces with Darlow Smithson Productions and Tigress’ MD Andrew Jackson was leaving the company to join the BBC’s Natural History Unit. For more information, see the release.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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