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Pact UK unveils accelerator programmes alongside Leeds HQ

UK trade body Pact has unveiled two accelerator programmes for producers based outside London on the back of launching a regional headquarters in Leeds. The Business Accelerator is focused on enabling producers to better run their business from a commercial perspective, and will see Pact offer a free range of services, such as one-to-one advice, […]

Pact to open Leeds post to support TV growth in UK’s nations and regions

UK trade body Pact is set to open a new office in Leeds to aid members of the organisation from the nations and regions to grow their businesses. Pact will open its new office, which will host a new ‘out of London’ (OoL) team by summer 2019. The new positions will be tasked with doing […]

Channel 4 picks Leeds for national HQ

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has selected Leeds as the base for its national headquarters, alongside creative hubs in Bristol and Glasgow. The long-awaited decision marks the biggest structural change in the organisation’s 35-year history and follows a seven-month process that saw 30 cities around the UK pitch to host C4. The move sees a significant […]

Ofcom awards local TV licence for Leeds

UK media regulator Ofcom has awarded a local TV licence for the Northern city of Leeds. The channel will be called Made in Leeds. It will be run by London-based Made Television, formerly Element Television, the group chaired by former BSkyB executive and Top Up TV founder Ian West. It has bid for 11 local […]