Channel 4 has appointed former The BIG Breakfast exec Sarah Lazenby to the post of Entertainment Editor the broadcaster has announced.
Sarah joins from CPL where she most recently executive produced the Game of Thrones HBO World Premiere and live entertainment chat show Thronecast for Sky Atlantic. Previous credits as Executive Producer at NERD include entertainment programming in both the UK and US including Find My First Love for American network A&E.
“Sarah is a rare talent. She’s a fiercely intelligent, forensic and mischievous thinker and I’m delighted she will help create the next chapter of Channel 4 Entertainment.” – Liam Humphreys, Head of Factual Entertainment
Sarah has series produced an extensive slate of primetime UK programming, including Keith Lemon’s LemonAid, Gordon Ramsay’s F Word, Jamie’s Christmas Lock in and Staying In With Greg & Russell. She cut her teeth working on Channel 4 Entertainment shows such as Banzai, Make My Day and The BIG Breakfast. Sarah will join Commissioning Editor Syeda Irtizaali and recently appointed Head of Entertainment Ben Caudell who is soon to join Channel 4 from Objective Productions.
“I’m so excited about joining this creative and talented team and am looking forward to being involved in making some funny and original shows with some great talent.” – Sarah Lazenby