Gwen Hughes


Carrington to ABC, Hughes steps up at Zodiak

Kids TV veteran Michael Carrington is exiting Zodiak Kids Studios to become head of children’s and education at Australian pubcaster the ABC. The broadcaster said the role is a new one, although the position running the kids department has been vacant since Deidre Brennan left earlier this year, before resurfacing at Canada’s Corus. Carrington, who […]

Nigel Pickard leaves Zodiak

Nigel Pickard is leaving Zodiak Media. Pickard was in charge of kids programming at RDF Media and at Zodiak after it acquired RDF in 2010. He will also step down as chairman of Zodiak-owned kids prodco The Foundation. Zodiak said Pickard will return to programme-making and will “pursue new ventures”. Recent commissions for The Foundation […]

New boss at Zodiak’s The Foundation as founder departs

The Foundation has appointed Gwen Hughes as its new boss after co-founder Vanessa Hill announced her departure from the Zodiak Media-owned kids producer. Hill is leaving to join Jacabo, the company formed by The Foundation’s co-founder, Ged Allen after he left the Zodiak company last year. She will retain a connection with The Foundation and […]