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Keshet UK hires Shiver’s Simon Shalgosky

Keshet Productions UK has hired Simon Shalgosky (pictured), formerly head of development for ITV Studios-owned Shiver, to be its head of development for non-scripted, effective immediately.
January 16, 2015


Keshet Productions UK has hired Simon Shalgosky (pictured), formerly head of development for ITV Studios-owned Shiver, to be its head of development for non-scripted, effective immediately.

In a role that will see him helping Keshet to develop original projects in the UK, Shalgosky will head up the non-scripted team and will also represent formats from Israel.

At ITV, Shalgosky helped create and develop entertainment, factual and factual entertainment programs such as Britain’s Best Dish, Come Date with Me , Secrets from the Sky and The Man with Many Wives.

In a statement, Keshet UK COO Sammy Nourmand said: “Simon’s appointment underline Keshet’s continued commitment to grow its UK production arm. His versatility and passion for great television made Simon the ideal candidate for this role.”

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Justin Anderson joined Realscreen as senior staff writer in 2021, reporting and writing stories for the newsletter and magazine. During his 20-year career he’s filled a variety of roles as a writer and editor at a number of media organizations, covering news and current affairs as well as business, tech, the film and music industries and plenty in between. He’s also spent time behind the scenes in television production, having written everything from voiceover scripts for documentaries to marketing copy. He has a degree in Journalism from Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University).

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