Kelly Webb-Lamb

Edinburgh TV Festival readies social mobility panel

The Edinburgh TV Festival is to explore social mobility at a panel debate and training session in London later this week. Channel 4 social affairs editor Jackie Long will chair a panel that includes Channel 4 deputy director of programmes and head of popular factual Kelly Webb-Lamb (pictured); Labour MP Tracy Brabin; and London School […]

C4’s Webb-Lamb appointed advisory chair of Edinburgh TV Fest

Channel 4 deputy director of programmes and head of popular factual, Kelly Webb-Lamb, has been appointed as the advisory chair of the Edinburgh Television Festival. Alongside festival director Lisa Campbell, Webb-Lamb will spearhead a team of cross-genre industry executives to help curate the 2019 programme and lead the advisory committee. The advisory chair is a […]

C4 ups Lawrie to fact ent head as shake-up continues

Channel 4 (C4) has promoted Alf Lawrie (pictured) to head of factual entertainment, as it continues it shake-up of top roles. The news arrives after the broadcaster announced that it would undergo its biggest restructure in its 35-year history in March. Lawrie will oversee the factual entertainment slate across the C4 portfolio and lead the […]

C4’s Katz appoints Webb-Lamb as deputy in rejig

Channel 4 (C4)’s Ian Katz has appointed Kelly Webb-Lamb (pictured) to the new role of deputy director of programmes and head of popular factual, as changes to the UK broadcaster continue. Webb-Lamb’s appointment marks Katz’s first recruit since his suprise hire as director of programmes in October last year. Katz, who was a news executive […]

Ex-Shine TV boss joins Channel 4

Former managing director of Shine TV Kelly Webb-Lamb has joined UK broadcaster Channel 4 as head of factual entertainment. Her appointment triggers a restructure that sees Liam Humphreys switch from head of factual entertainment to head of entertainment, and Ben Caudell become head of comedy entertainment. Webb-Lamb and Caudell will report into Humphreys, with commissioning […]

Shine TV chief to exit

Shine TV managing director Kelly Webb-Lamb is leaving the Endemol Shine Group production company at the end of the year. Webb-Lamb joined Shine TV as creative director in 2012 and rose to MD the following year. She will work with senior management on a transition before exiting. Endemol Shine’s British arm, Endemol Shine UK, will […]

Shine raids the BBC for new creative director

UK-based prodco Shine TV has hired Tanya Shaw as creative director. She joins from the BBC where she has been commissioning editor, Factual Features and Formats since 2012. During her tenure at the UK pubcaster she ordered shows including Rick Stein’s India and Mary Berry Cooks. Prior to the BBC, Shaw worked at Channel 4, […]

Shine TV looks within for MD

UK-based Shine TV has promoted Kelly Webb-Lamb to managing director. The Shine Group prodco has handed her the role 18 months after she joined to become its creative director. She joined from Princess Pictures during a restructure that saw the previously multi-genre producer Shine TV refocusing its efforts on factual and factual entertainment programming. Shine […]