Jane Root

Staff changes at Bake Off producer Love

Love Productions, the UK indie behind hit format The Great British Bake Off, has promoted several staff and hired a new executive from Jane Root’s Nutopia. Kieran Smith is upped to creative director, factual programming, at the producer and will work with joint chief executives Richard McKerrow and Anna Beattie on new content for UK […]

Nat Geo to review the ‘90s with Nutopia

National Geographic Channel is following up docu-miniseries The ‘80s: The Decade that Made Us with another about the pivotal moments, people and inventions of the 1990s. The ‘90s: The Last Great Decade (WT) will be produced by Jane Root’s (pictured) Nutopia, the prodco behind the The ‘80s, which has been producing excellent numbers for Nat […]

Australia’s ABC hires Nutopia’s Phil Craig as head of factual

Australian public broadcaster ABC has poached former Nutopia exec Phil Craig to become head of factual. Craig, who was executive producer at the British production company, run by former Discovery and BBC exec Jane Root, will join the broadcaster at the end of October. He previously worked on documentaries including Nazi Gospels and Rogue Sharks. […]