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Maverick Television’s Hornby joins C4 as commissioner

Former Maverick Television exec Nick Hornby has joined UK pubcaster Channel 4 as commissioning editor for factual entertainment.
October 14, 2011

Former Maverick Television exec Nick Hornby has joined UK pubcaster Channel 4 as commissioning editor for factual entertainment.

Overseeing key commissions and tasked with finding new program ideas, Hornby will report to deputy head of factual entertainment, Liam Humphreys.

Hornby replaces the departing Dan Berbridge, who served as Channel 4′s executive producer for factual entertainment.

At Maverick TV, Hornby was the series director of C4′s The Model Agency, which gave unprecedented access to Premier Model Management’s office in London. Before that, he was the head of factual for North One Television, where he executive produced shows including My Child’s Big Fat Birthday Party.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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