Speaker Angela Jain

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Angela Jain

Director, Unscripted, UK

Lifted Entertainment

Angela is Managing Director of Lifted Entertainment (FKA: ITV Studios Entertainment), the largest producer of entertainment programmes in the UK. The label produces a wide variety of award-winning and acclaimed shows for all of the UK broadcasters and increasingly internationally too. Ranging from University Challenge, to Love Island to Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Prior to that, Angela worked in Broadcast managing a number of TV channels, amongst them the suite of ITV digital channels and running the Acquisitions team across ITV. At ITV2 she acquired Family Guy and commissioned the award-winning shows: Plebs, The Big Reunion and Love Island. Under her leadership ITV2 won numerous awards including Broadcast Digital Channel of the Year. During her tenure at Channel 4 she was the Controller of E4 for a number of years, overseeing a ratings purple patch whilst E4 also won both the Broadcast and EITF Channel of the Year. Before that she was the Commissioner for Big Brother and commissioned Space Cadets, Misfits and The Inbetweeners for Channel 4 and E4.

Angela's career started in television production where she worked in all genres, initially as a Researcher at the BBC.

Angela currently sits on the board of London First. And remains committed to Creative Access whose Board she sat on for a number of years. She is also on the RTS Education Committee.

Speaking on: Meet the BANFF Board of Directors and Content Advisory Board

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