ITV Studios Australia has today announced a number of changes to its senior creative and production teams.
Beth Hart (pictured top left) has been promoted from Head of Content to Chief Content Officer and will oversee the creative process across formats including I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!, Love Island, The Voice, My Kitchen Rules, Alone, The Chase, My Mum Your Dad, Inside Sydney Airport and This Is Your Life. She will continue to report to CEO & Managing Director David Mott.
Alex Mavroidakis (pictured top right) is elevated from Supervising Executive Producer to Creative Director and will continue to work under Beth across the reality production slate, most notably Love Island Australia and I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!
L to R: Keely Sonntag, Donna Foster, Evan Wilkes.
Following the departure of Ben Ulm as Head of Factual & Reality, Keely Sonntag has been appointed as Head of Unscripted. She was previously Executive Producer at Endemol Shine Australia where she worked across an impressive line-up of shows including Masterchef, Survivor, Love Triangle, Big Brother, Australia’s Next Top Model and Ambulance.
Evan Wilkes is taking on the role of Unscripted Executive. He has held a number of senior roles at Beyond Productions, Eureka Productions and Seven Studios, as Executive Producer on Luxe Listings Sydney, Byron Baes, My Kitchen Rules and House Rules.
Head of Production Donna Foster, who has been with the company for 15 years, has been promoted to Director of Production. Sarah Roberts, returns to ITV Studios from Endemol Shine Australia is appointed Head of Production.
David Mott, CEO & Managing Director, ITV Studios Australia said, “Globally, ITV Studios continuously strives for creative excellence and the benchmark is set extraordinarily high as we work to attract the best talent in the industry. With these well-deserved elevations and key new hires, I have no doubt that our productions and our broadcasters will benefit from the incredible breadth of experience across the business, placing us in a formidable position for future growth”.