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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.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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