Factual indie Blink Films (A Tin Roof Media company) has appointed BAFTA and RTS Award-winning executive producer Laura Jones as Creative Director.

In her new role as a member of Blink’s senior editorial team, Jones will be responsible for winning further business and executive producing projects, with a particular focus on building the company’s slate of access-driven international series.

Laura Jones joined Blink Films as an executive producer in 2021. Since then she has originated and executive produced series including Miriam and Alan: Lost in Scotland for Channel 4, which is currently in production on a second season; Ken and Barbie Killers: The Lost Murder Tapes for Discovery+ and ID; the feature documentary Secrets of the Oligarch Wives for CBS and Paramount+; along with Tut’s Toxic Tomb for Channel 4, National Geographic and Science Channel. She is executive producing several projects including a new eight-part true crime series for Discovery+ and ID.

Prior to joining Blink, Jones co-founded Antidote Productions, where she was responsible for originating and executive producing shows including Professor Green: Suicide and Me (BBC 3/1), Olly Alexander: Growing up Gay (BBC 1/3) and What Makes a Woman (Channel 4).

Justine Kershaw and Dan Chambers, co-Founders of Blink Films said: “Laura is an outstanding producer and great creative force. Since she arrived, she has created and overseen multiple high-profile series, with more to come. As we build on our expanding slate and international client base, with orders from Discovery+, Hulu, CBS, Paramount + alongside Channel 4, Smithsonian and National Geographic and more in pre-production, promoting Laura to Creative Director will help us keep this momentum going.”

Laura Jones added: “Blink has an exceptional reputation for imaginative and high quality programme making. It’s also a great place to work! Right now is an exciting time to be taking the role of Creative Director and helping Dan and Justine to drive the company’s expanding slate further, across genres and networks.”

Blink’s recent credits include Chernobyl: The New Evidence (Channel 4), Miriam and Alan: Lost in Scotland (Channel 4), Tut’s Toxic Tomb(National Geographic, Science Channel and Channel 4), Secrets of the Oligarch Wives (CBS/Paramount+), Ten Steps to Disaster (Smithsonian/Channel 5), Ken and Barbie Killers: The Lost Murder Tapes (Discovery+), Fred and Rose West: Reopened (ITV), The Diana Interview: The Truth Behind The Scandal (Channel 4), Best of Britain by the Sea (Channel 4), Extraordinary Twins (ITV), Saved By A Stranger (BBC 2), andTom Kerridge Barbecues (Food Network)

Jon Creamer

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