‘Ginny & Georgia’ outfit Critical Content lands Dorsey exec amid development rejig

Ginny & Georgia

Critical Content, the US prodco behind Netflix’s Ginny & Georgia and MTV’s Catfish, has hired Dorsey Pictures exec Katie Hash as SVP of development, alongside two other appointments to the team.

She will take charge of the development slate at the company, which was acquired by SK Global last year and has also produced titles such as Celebrity Game Face for E! and Sly and Get Organized With The Home Edit for Netflix, and will report to Rob Lobl, EVP of development.

Katie Hash

Hash most recently led the development team at Dorsey Pictures, where she developed and executive produced projects including Oxygen’s Accident, Suicide Or Murder.

She also spent a decade at A. Smith and Co. Productions, working on unscripted titles including American Ninja Warrior for G4 and NBC and Unsung for TV One.

Alongside Hash’s appointment, Critical Content has also promoted creative director Matthew Pickel to SVP of development and current and hired Gunpowder & Sky’s Ryan Lash as director of development. Both will also report to Lobl.

In his previous role for Critical Content, Pickel worked on titles including Buy My House for Netflix and Austin Dillon’s Life In The Fast Lane for USA. Lash, meanwhile, previously developed projects including The Notorious B.I.G. Sky’s The Limit: A VR Concert Experience for Meta Quest, Paramount+’s music docuseries Sometimes When We Touch and I Wanna Rock and HBO Max’s documentary Call Me Miss Cleo.

“As we continue to enhance our content pipeline, we’re assembling key players on our team with strengths in varying arenas. This ensures a diverse and distinctive approach to crafting our projects, ultimately reinforcing the high-quality of our content,” said Jenny Daly, president of Critical Content.

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