Objective Media Group label, Wildcard, has hired ex-Fox executive producer Becca Walker as its Creative Director.
Working alongside Ben Shephard and Ed de Burgh, who set up the label in November, Walker will look to grow the team’s development arm to deliver formats and series not only for the UK market, but those that also have the potential to travel.
Relocating to London and taking up the role in November of this year, she said, “I am thrilled to be joining such a thriving new company in this exciting role. I can’t wait to be working alongside the very talented Ben Shephard and Ed de Burgh where we can continue to grow bold and fresh entertainment formats for the worldwide market.”
As Executive Producer at FOX in the US for the last three years, Walker has overseen a number of the network’s entertainment shows, including The Four: Battle for Stardom and most recently Celebrity Watch Party. Previously she Executive Produced a number of ITV Studio series including The Voice, I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!, Love Island, and Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway as well as Britain’s Got Talent.
Ben Shephard and Ed de Burgh said, “We couldn’t have asked for a better start for Wildcard and the team – it’s been quite the 10 months. Becca joining marks the next exciting step on the label’s journey and we look forward to making some truly wonderful TV with her.”
Objective Media Group CEO, Layla Smith added, “Becca has an enviable credit list of large-scale entertainment and reality shows and her track record both here and in the US speaks for itself. With her joining Ed and Ben, Wildcard’s talent and experience is industry leading.’
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