The Great British Dig indie, Strawberry Blond,  has hired C4 Commissioning Editor Gill Brown.

Brown will be Development Executive and will lead the company’s second Scottish office in Glasgow, adding to its established Edinburgh base.

She joins Strawberry Blond after being Commissioning Editor for Lifestyle at Channel 4 since 2021, and Producer and Development Producer at companies including Mentorn and Tern TV, previous to that.

Brown worked with Strawberry Blond on “Strangers on a Plane” and More 4’s “Huge Homes with Hugh Dennis”.

Brown will work across Strawberry Blond’s development slate of entertainment, fact ent, music and children’s content alongside Creative Director, Tom Benson-Geddes.

Steve Wynne, CEO said, “We loved working with Gill at Channel 4 so it’s a no-brainer to welcome her into the Strawberry family. She revels in big ideas and making popular television series and can’t wait to produce more shows out of Scotland”.

Gill Brown commented, “I’m really excited to be joining Steve and the team at Strawberry Blond. Working with them on Strangers and Huge Homes was a fun, collaborative process and this epitomises the ethos of the company. It’s a joy to get the opportunity to create a slate of ideas to be developed and produced in Glasgow”.

Strawberry Blond was formed in 2017 and recent productions include “Huge Homes with Hugh Dennis” (Channel 4/More 4), “The Great British Dig” (Channel 4/More 4), “Clipheads” (CBBC), “Love Love Love” (CBBC), “The Live Lounge Show” (BBC One), and “Strangers on a Plane” (Channel 4).

Jon Creamer

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