Clear Cut has promoted Ben Salkeld to Head of Picture, James Lee to Online Editor and added Kate Lever as Online Assistant.

Salkeld joined Clear Cut Pictures in 2019 and has worked on a host of high-profile projects including, most recently, My Life As a Rolling Stone (Mercury Studios, BBC Two).

Salkeld said “Becoming Head of Picture is a real privilege, I’m excited to lead and support our amazing team – all whilst working on some fantastic projects!”

James Lee steps up to the role of Online Editor and has “two significant primetime series lined up through the Summer.”

Kate Lever has joined as Online Assistant after taking part in Clear Cut’s training scheme and working as Technical Services Supervisor.

Rowan Bray, Managing Director at the Clear Cut Group said “It’s an exciting time at Clear Cut. These appointments reflect the fantastic pipeline of work we have coming up, while validating our long-term commitment to staff development here at Clear Cut. The online team is sure to thrive, appointing Ben as Head of Picture and the expansion of the team will ensure we continue to deliver excellent technical, creative and client-orientated services across all our projects, as our online team expands with these new appointments. ‘

Some programmes recently post produced at Clear Cut Group include; The Downfall of Boris Johnson (BBC Panorama, BBC One); My Life As a Rolling Stone (Mercury Studios, BBC Two); Heathrow: Britain’s Busiest Airports (RAW, ITV); Flight MH370 (Vice Studios, Paramount+); Eddie Hall: The Beast vs The Mountain (Mindhouse, BBC Three); Dark Angels (Proper Content, E4 Extra); Hunted (Shine, Channel 4); Lenny Henry’s Caribbean Britain (Douglas Road, BBC Two); Ben Fogle’s Make a New Life in the Country (Pi Productions, Channel 5)

Jon Creamer

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