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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
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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