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ITVS Australia taps Fremantle’s Hart as content lead; Ulm moves to factual

ITV Studios Australia has appointed FremantleMedia Australia’s Beth Hart as head of content. Hart will join ITVS’s Australian office on Sept. 1 and will be responsible for all of its commissioned shows. As part ...
July 25, 2017

ITV Studios Australia has appointed FremantleMedia Australia’s Beth Hart as head of content.

Hart will join ITVS’s Australian office on Sept. 1 and will be responsible for all of its commissioned shows. As part of the appointment, ITV Studios Australia’s current head of content, Ben Ulm, will move to the newly created role of head of factual and reality.

Hart has worked in both the UK and Australia, having overseen popular series including The Great Australian Bake OffThe Farmer Wants a WifeDancing With the Stars and Celebrity Apprentice. She’s executive produced on series such as The X FactorHell’s KitchenThe Apprentice and Love Island.

At FremantleMedia Australia she held the post of creative director. Prior to FMA, Hart worked as deputy head of entertainment with Syco Entertainment.

“Beth’s experience is second to none having worked on some of the biggest entertainment formats both here in Australia and abroad,” said David Mott, CEO and managing director, ITV Studios Australia, in a statement.

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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