Fremantle today announced the promotion of Jane Atkinson to the position of Director of Global Production, Entertainment. Reporting to Chris O’Dell, Fremantle’s Head of Global Entertainment Production, she will manage the department’s various production support functions for unscripted and expand the company’s global production management network.
Jane’s extended remit will also see her take on responsibly for overseeing Fremantle’s rapidly growing unscripted business with the global streaming platforms, working across all Fremantle’s worldwide production offices.
Commenting on Jane’s promotion, Chris O’Dell said: “Jane has been an invaluable addition to both Fremantle’s Global Entertainment team, and the wider business, since she joined in 2018. I’m delighted to welcome her to this key new leadership role.”
Jane said “I’m thrilled to take on this newly created position and continue to champion the role of production management across our global business.”
Prior to her new role, Jane held the position of Senior Vice President of Global Entertainment Production at Fremantle. Previous to her roles at Fremantle she held the position of Line Producer at BBC Entertainment and Events for ten years.