In recent years Hewson was on the development team for Paddock to Plate, River Cottage Australia and Please Marry My Boy. He previously worked as a producer with Southern Star Entertainment (Endemol) on Big Brother (series 1-6) and Ready Steady Cook as well as event programming including the ARIA Awards.
“I’m thrilled that Micah is stepping up to lead development for ITV Studios Australia. He has a natural talent for developing new programming concepts that are spot on trend, and that viewers gravitate to,” said Anita Jacoby, ITV Studios Australia Managing Director.
“Being able to contribute to the growth of ITV through the development of new and innovative programming is something I look forward to seizing with both hands,” said Hewson.
He reports to Ben Ulm, the newly appointed Head of Content.