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“Undateables” EP Jess Orr joins ITN Productions

Television industry veteran Jess Orr has joined ITN Productions, the in-house production business of ITN, as an executive producer. In her new role, Orr (pictured) will work across development and programming for the ...
February 16, 2018

Television industry veteran Jess Orr has joined ITN Productions, the in-house production business of ITN, as an executive producer.

In her new role, Orr (pictured) will work across development and programming for the London-based producer. She joins ITN from All3Media-owned prodco betty where she served as an executive producer for more than eight years.

During her time at betty, Orr worked across series such as The Undateables, Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners, Country House Rescue and The Food Hospital for British pubcaster Channel 4.

Orr holds more than 20 years of experience, having previously worked on such programs as Grand Designs, Holiday Showdown, Perfect Match and the 2003 BAFTA-winning series Faking It. She began her career as a researcher at ITV’s evening franchise London Weekend Television.

“Jess is hugely respected across the industry and has developed and made an impressive slate of hit shows. Her energy, creativity and program-making skills will really strengthen the team here at ITNP,” said Will Smith, head of factual at ITN Productions, 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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