Ian Katz

Channel 4’s Katz appoints Webb-Lamb as deputy

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

Surprise choice for Channel 4 content chief

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has plumped for the surprise choice of Ian Katz, a news executive currently working at the BBC, as its director of programmes. Katz (pictured) effectively succeeds Jay Hunt, who was C4’s chief creative officer until exiting recently and joining Apple to run its original programming out of the UK. He will […]