Vale: Valentina Gioia

Production executive, whose credits include Married at First Sight & Lego Masters, has died.

Production executive Valentina Gioia, whose credits include Married at First Sight, Lego Masters and All Together Now, has died, aged 43.

She was tragically hit and killed by a truck in Leichhardt on Tuesday as she attempted to cross the intersection of Marion and Flood Sts.

She worked at Endemol Shine Australia for 11 years on Married At First Sight and Lego Masters and previous credits had included All Together Now for Seven and Celebrity Survivor.

She was previously a Supervising Producer at Fremantle and Crackerjack Productions and a Production Manager at Seven.

On social media one friend said, “I worked with Val at Fremantle Media and she was the one person who would always put a smile on my face, such a beautiful soul.

“My heart goes out to her husband and two little boys. So heartbreaking, I’m in complete shock.”

The driver of the truck was in shock and taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

Source: news.com.au

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  1. I’m utterly ravaged by this news. It’s no clandestine that the creative services business has people from all anecdotal walks of life. Valentina was one of the most notable ones for all the right reasons. Valentina offered me a job on My Restaurant Rules all the way back in 2005 and even went further to keep me in mind for any consequent openings. She was fervent, devoted, had a very warm and unassuming nature, and never lost sight of the big picture. My prayers are with her husband and children who will now have to live their lives without this wonderful person. May she truly rest in peace.

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