Granada appoints new Head of Factual Entertainment

Granada Media Australia has appointed David Galloway as its new Head of Factual Entertainment.

It follows Rod Parker appointed as Head of Factual in May.

Galloway has most recently been an executive producer at Cornerbox Productions on productions including Random Acts of Kindness and Ten Years Younger in Ten Days.

He also had ten years with Seven on programs from True Stories, to Olympic Sunrise and in children’s documentary.

“I’m delighted to announce that Granada Media Australia strengthens its senior management team consolidating the business for its non-scripted programming for local and global markets.

Leonie Lowe, Managing Director, Granada Media Australia added, “The addition of David and most recently Rod Parker as Head of Factual – creates a new, dynamic team with depth and diversity; enabling Granada to further its successes.”

Granada’s senior management team now includes Director of Entertainment and Development, Hilary Innes; Donna Foster, Director of Production; John Thacker, Director of Finance; and Nicholas Melville, Head of Legal and Business Affairs.

The current production roster included Come Date With Me commissioned for TEN; Come Dine with Me Australia for LIfeStyle; and a second series of Shaun Micallef’s Mad As Hell for ABC1.

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