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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
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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