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Five director of programmes Jeff Ford stands down

Five director of programmes Jeff Ford stands down
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Staff Reporter
23 October 2012

Jeff Ford, director of programmes at Channel 5, is to leave the broadcaster.

Ford became director of programmes following the acquisition of the broadcaster by Richard Desmond’s Northern & Shell in 2010. He succeeded Richard Woolfe in the role.
 
Channel 5 confirmed that Ford has resigned and will leave at the beginning of December. He may continue to work with the channel in an advisory role.

Under his stewardship Channel 5 has seen Big Brother move to the Channel from Channel 4. More recently it has seen an increase in its budgets for original commissioning.

In a statement, Ford said: "I have really enjoyed my time as director of programmes at Channel 5. Since the acquisition of the channel by Northern & Shell in 2010, Channel 5 has once again found its voice. I am leaving the brand in a far better place with programmes that viewers talk about and truly engage with."






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