Twofour Group-owned prodco Oxford Scientific Films has poached a creative executive from Watershed TV, which is part of Warner Bros. Television Productions UK.
Emma Morgan comes across as OSF’s head of popular factual, having previously been creative director at Stacey Dooley – No Place for a Girl prodco Watershed.
She was director of development and executive producer at Mentorn Media until May this year, when she switched to Watershed. At Mentorn she counted The Fried Chicken Shop: Life in a Day for Channel 4, Hotel of Mum and Dad for BBC Three and Gregg’s: More Than Meats the Pie for Sky1.
At OSF, the will focus on returning series and specials in factual, plus a push into factual features and documentaries.
Morgan previously worked at OSF parent Twofour between 2003 and 2010, during which time she rose to head of development.
“Emma is a rising star and she joins us at an exciting time with the company firmly on a growth trajectory,” said OSF’s chief executive Clare Birks. “She has a passion for factual programming and a great track record in developing exciting ideas across a range of channels.”
“I am a big fan of OSF’s output and couldn’t resist joining the team to help grow the company,” added Morgan. “I am also delighted to be returning to the Twofour Group.”