ITN Productions has hired two new executive producers to join its production team: Emmy-nominated series producer and director Nadya Mahdi and BAFTA-nominated programme-maker Jeremy Daldry.

Mahdi, a specialist in News, Current Affairs and Factual content for the last 20 years, will take on the Executive Producer role working across genres including true crime, talent-led series and topical programming, whilst Daldry also has extensive experience across popular and specialist factual programming, including formats and features.

Mahdi has experience in documentary and factual programme-making for all the UK’s major broadcasters, plus US news channel CNN, Discovery+ and Peacock. Most recently she has worked on the widely acclaimed Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy for CNN, Trailblazers: A Rocky Mountain Road Trip for the BBC, Gino’s Italy: Secrets of The South for ITV, Britain’s Deadliest Kids for Discovery+ and BBC Two’s Your Body Uncovered with Kate Garraway.

Mahdi said: “I’m really looking forward to joining the team, being part of such an established and innovative production company and working on a diverse range of exceptional shows.”

Daldry began his career as a magazine and print journalist and has gone on to originate and produce content for all the terrestrial channels including  No More Boys & Girls: Can Our Kids Go Gender Free? for BBC Two, Lose a Stone in 21 Days with Michael Mosley for Channel 4, Love Your Garden with Alan Titchmarsh for ITV1 and Frank Bough: National Treasure, National Disgrace for Channel 5.

Daldry said: “‘I am delighted and excited to be joining a team with such an impressive international reputation for creativity and a track record in programming that has brought important subjects, quality journalism and truthful storytelling to large and diverse audiences.”

Ian Rumsey, ITNP’s Managing Director , Content, said: “We’re delighted that Nadya and Jeremy are joining us. They have superb track records in creating impactful, must-watch and relatable programmes.”

They will both take up their new positions this summer.

Jon Creamer

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