Factual indie Blink Films, part of the Tin Roof Media group, has appointed BAFTA and RTS-winning producer Laura Jones as Executive Producer, Special Projects.

In her new role she will be responsible for winning business and executive producing projects as she helps to expand Blink’s factual slate.

Before joining Blink, Jones co-founded Antidote Productions. Across her career she has secured commissions and produced for BBC One, BBC Three, Channel Four, National Geographic, Discovery, PBS and Smithsonian, with credits including Professor Green: Suicide and Me (BBC 3/1), Young, Sikh and Proud (BBC 1), What Makes a Woman (Channel 4), Mummifying Alan: Egypt’s Last Secret (Channel 4/Discovery) and Generation YouTube (National Geographic).

Justine Kershaw and Dan Chambers, Creative Directors of Blink Films said: “It’s great to have Laura aboard. She’s already hit the ground running with several projects in development and pre-production including an ambitious series for a global streamer. With recent high-profile successes for platforms and broadcasters in the UK and internationally, this feels like the ideal time to expand our team and keep the momentum going.”

Laura Jones added: “I’ve really enjoyed working with Justine and Dan in the past and the opportunity to join up with them again was too good to turn down. Blink has an incredibly talented and creative team across development and production and I’m relishing seeing what we can make together.”

Blink’s recent credits include Meet The Chimps (Disney+), Diana: The Truth Behind The Interview (Channel 4), Are Women The Fitter Sex (Channel 4), Mystic Britain (Smithsonian Channel), Tom Kerridge Barbecues (Food Network), Rose West and Myra Hindley: Their Untold Story (ITV), Shut Ins: Britain’s Fattest People (Channel 4) and Strangest Things (Science Channel US and History Channel UK).

Jon Creamer

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