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Greenslade joins C4 as commissioning editor for factual entertainment

Filmmaker Gilly Greenslade is joining UK broadcaster Channel 4 as commissioning editor for factual entertainment. Greenslade is an experienced director of factual and factual entertainment programs with credentials on C4 formats The ...
April 5, 2017

Filmmaker Gilly Greenslade is joining UK broadcaster Channel 4 as commissioning editor for factual entertainment.

Greenslade is an experienced director of factual and factual entertainment programs with credentials on C4 formats The Job Interview and Child Genius,

Prior to joining C4, she was a development executive at Simon Dickson and Lorraine Charker-Phillip’s Label1, before going on to series produce BBC2′s Hospital. She is currently series producing the second series. Greenslade’s credits also include The Apprentice (BBC1), Mary Queen of Charity Shops (BBC2), Wife Swap and Faking It for C4 and Ladette to Lady (ITV).

Greenslade will report to Kelly Webb-Lamb, head of factual entertainment.

“Gilly is rare in having the breadth of experience we need in Factual Entertainment. She has a wicked sense of humour and an instinctive feel for a cracking story. She has dedicated her career to making programmes that entertain whilst offering a commentary on the world around us, and we are really lucky that she is bringing her passion for the genre to the channel,” said Webb-Lamb, in a statement.

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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