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Raise the Roof bolsters factual with new hires

Scottish-based indie TV prodco Raise the Roof Productions is bolstering its team with two new hires. Dani Carlaw will join the company as development executive, while Jo Scott will work across features, daytime ...
June 23, 2017

Scottish-based indie TV prodco Raise the Roof Productions is bolstering its team with two new hires.

Dani Carlaw will join the company as development executive, while Jo Scott will work across features, daytime and current affairs.

Carlaw (pictured, left) is tasked with broadening the prodco’s factual and fact-ent slate in a joint initiative with the BBC. She has a wide expertise in developing, directing and series producing science and specialist factual programming, and has worked across Channel 4 and BBC Daytime. Her credits include the BBC4 doc Afterlife: The Strange Science of Decay, BBC2′s Trust Me I’m a Doctor and How to Stay Young for BBC1.

Carlaw will work closely with BBC commissioning editors Craig Hunter and David Brindley. The BBC will have first look at any ideas Carlaw generates.

Elsewhere, Scott (pictured, right) will work across Raise the Roof’s slate of programs as executive producer. Scott’s record includes Location Location Location, Best of Both Worlds and Phil Spencer: Secret Agent for Channel 4. She has also delivered large studio shows, including Time Commanders for BBC4,  Big Body Squad and Animal Maternity for Channel 5, The TV That Made Me for BBC1 and It Was Alright in the 70s for Channel 4.

 

 

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