Indie Woodcut Media has appointed former Avalon Factual Television executive Matthew Gordon to the newly created position of Executive Producer, Popular Factual.
He starts with immediate effect reporting to Kate Beal, CEO and working closely with Creative Director, Derren Lawford.
Prior to joining Woodcut, Gordon spent three years at Avalon Factual Television as Head of Features & Daytime developing, pitching and producing formats and series to UK/US Broadcasters. Prior to that he spent a further 6 years working as an Executive Producer across Avalon’s production companies Flame Television and Liberty Bell on series such as Heir Hunters (BBC1 & BBC2), The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door (Channel 5) and A Town & Country Murder (CI).
During his career, he has worked across factual, features and documentary programming; from science and history through to drama-docs and consumer journalism. Other credits include Comic Relief does Car Booty (BBC1), Four in a Bed (Channel 4), Can’t Pay We’ll Take It Away and Murdered by my Fiancé (Channel 5).
“Matthew is a highly respected and talented creative with an impressive list of credits. He has established long-running relationships with commissioners and built an array of skills that we are confident will contribute substantially to the Woodcut team,” said Kate Beal, CEO, Woodcut Media.
“As well as popular factual, there seems to be an ever increasing global demand for crime programming. I very much look forward to working with Kate and Woodcut, and creating factual shows that will captivate viewers both in the UK and abroad,” added Matthew Gordon.
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