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Pulse takes Pearce as head of TV

Integrated content production company Pulse is continuing to expand its TV department with the addition of former Maverick Television EP Jilly Pearce as head of TV.
June 10, 2011

Integrated content production company Pulse is continuing to expand its TV department with the addition of former Maverick Television EP Jilly Pearce as head of TV.

Pearce will be working alongside former TalkbackThames CEO Lorraine Heggessey, recently hired as a consultant at Pulse, as well as head of development Daniel Glew and development AP Harri Watson.

At Maverick, Pearce worked as executive producer on The Model Agency for Channel 4 and My Super Sweet: World Class for MTV. She is currently in production and exec producing on a factual entertainment format entitled Safebreakers for Sky1.

Prior to Maverick,  she was director of development for MTV where she helped develop and produce the reality-drama Living On The Edge.

Thomas Benski, MD, Pulse said, “We are thrilled to have someone of such a high calibre, experience and reputation on board. At a time when the company is moving into its next phase, Jilly’s expertise and knowledge will help further consolidate the company’s position in the industry and maintain the quality of the shows.”

Pearce added, “Pulse is a brilliant, agile production company – they work across platforms and genres, with creativity at the centre of everything they do. It’s an energetic environment with a massive amount of talent under one roof, and a strong vision for the future – I can’t wait to join the team.”

About The Author
Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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