BBC Studios Hires for Specialist Factual Productions

BBC Studios has tapped Elanor Lee as head of production for specialist factual productions.

Lee has more than 25 years of industry experience, having served as head of production, production executive and line producer across many projects and companies. Most recently, she has been working as head of production at Drum Studios and has also worked with companies such as Studio Ramsay, Pulse Films and Curious Films.

This appointment completes the leadership team across BBC Studios’ new specialist factual productions unit, with Alan Holland as head of the unit, Abigail Priddle as creative director and Suzanne McKenna leading commercial and business development.

Lee said: “I am honored to join specialist factual productions and take on the new role of head of production. I admire the teams’ commitment to producing thought-provoking and high-quality programs and I’m excited to be part of such a well-regarded team with a commitment to create a truly diverse and inclusive production environment.”

Holland said: “I am thrilled to have El join us. Her track record speaks for itself, and she has all the attributes we need to help elevate our new business to the next level. I couldn’t be more excited about our future working together.”

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