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C4 appoints Kate Thomas as commissioning editor, daytime

UK pubcaster Channel 4 has brought on Kate Thomas as commissioning editor, daytime. Thomas takes up the role in February 2019. She joins C4 from Welsh indie Boom where she served ...
December 12, 2018

UK pubcaster Channel 4 has brought on Kate Thomas as commissioning editor, daytime.

Thomas takes up the role in February 2019. She joins C4 from Welsh indie Boom where she served as creative director. Thomas looked after network commissions across genres, including factual for ITV and the BBC, kids for CITV and drama for Channel 5.

Prior to joining Boom, Thomas served as head of development at BBC. During her time at BBC Popular Factual (now Unscripted Productions), Thomas secured multiple commissions made out of BBC Bristol and BBC Wales. These included Wanted in Paradise and Antiques Roadshow Detectives for BBC2; and Glorious Gardens from Above and Fugitivesfor BBC1.

Thomas also developed returning series The People Remember, Countryfile Diaries and Street Auction for BBC1 daytime.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news editor at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joined the RS team in 2015 with experience in journalism following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and with communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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