Apple has hired BBC fact controller Alison Kirkham to join Apple TV + this summer. She will stay in London and oversee the unscripted content there (via Variety).
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Ms. Kirkham will report to Jay Hunt that Apple hired BBC Channel 4 in 2017. She joined the BBC in 2005 as an executive producer and in 2015 became the controller of the factual commissioning.
BBC content director Charlotte Moore said:
I want to thank Alison for directing facts during such an impressive period of creative success … We will all miss her and I hope you will join me in wishing her the best in her new role.
Ms. Kirkham has worked on major documentaries like Planet Earth II and Blue Planet II.