Clare Pizey to lead the creative direction for BBC's formats

MUMBAI: Clare Pizey has been appointed Creative Director of the Features and Formats Studio.

She will work in the newly created position as a senior member of the Features and Formats team. She will be tasked with taking the team in new directions and winning new business.

She has spent the past seven years at Granada, first as Executive Producer at Granada Entertainment and then, from 2005, as Controller of Factual North.

She worked at the BBC seven years ago in the Factual department for Anne Morrison, working on programmes including Mysteries With Carol Vorderman and 999.

The Features and Formats Studio based in London, produces shows like Top Gear which airs in India on BBC World. The studio also develops new formats, particularly for BBC Three, such as Last Man Standing which will take six westerners to compete in sporting festivals in some of the remotest parts of the world.

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