Television Business International

Nat Geo veteran moves to ITN US

ITN Productions has recruited Michael Welsh as its vice president of production and development for North America.

mike welshWelsh is a veteran Net Geo producer with credits including Alaska State Troopers, Russia & The West and and Inside Nature’s Giants: The Whale.

At ITN he will be based in Washington and add to the US team.

Recent ITN Productions US commissions include Killer Instinct with Chris Hansen and Children of Syria for PBS, and Triumph Games for CBS Sports Network.

Ian Russell, head of international programming, ITN Productions said: “Mike has a rare combination of fantastic programme-making skills and a natural instinct for Development.  In the short time we have worked together he has already had a big impact on our US and global output.”

Welsh added: “I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to join the ITN Productions team and look forward to continuing to build on their portfolio of high-rated and award-winning programming here in the US market.”

Prior to Nat Geo Welsh was a producer working on factual shows including Mythbusters and Forensic Files.