10 Nov 2016
Leon Wilson, Managing Director, Talkback(part of FremantleMedia UK), has appointed Laura Gibson to the role of Head of Development.
Laura joins from Los Angeles-based indie 44 Blue Productions (Red Arrow Entertainment Group), where she was Vice President of Unscripted Development, and prior to that was Vice President of Unscripted Development for Endemol Shine North America where she developed the new NBC dance series with Channing Tatum, Hunted for CBS and Almost Impossible Game Show for MTV.
Leon Wilson, Managing Director, Talkback comments: “Laura has a wealth of experience in comedy entertainment and development, and her enthusiasm and creativity will be a great asset to the team. We’re looking forward to working on an exciting new slate of innovative programming in the coming months.”
Laura Gibson added: “Talkback has a fantastic reputation for producing quality and original comedy entertainment programming, and I’m really looking forward to being part of the team driving forward development of new and exciting shows.”
Laura’s early career includes Creative Director, Comedy Entertainment at ITV Studios and Head of Entertainment Development at Princess Productions.