Anita Jacoby appointed MD of ITV Studios Australia

Louise Duffy | 30-08-2013

Television executive Anita Jacoby has been appointed as managing director, ITV Studios Australia.

Most recently, Jacoby was director of programs at Zapruderís Other Films, overseeing a slate of original programmes including Enough Rope with Andrew Denton, Elders, AFP and The Gruen Transfer. Prior to that her roles included producer on current affairs programmes 60 Minutes, Sunday and Witness. She has also been executive producer of LAWS on Foxtel and has produced numerous TV series, specials and documentaries, including the feature documentary God on My Side.
Paul Buccieri, managing director ITV Studios International and CEO and president ITV Studios America, said: ďAnita is both a talented creative and an extremely experienced producer. Her career spans almost all genres, a fantastic asset as we continue to grow our Australian business. ITV Studios Australia is a key element of our international operation and has an important part to play as we continue to progress building a strong international content business. Iím delighted Anita is joining us to lead the business into its next stage of growth. Iíd also like to thank Leonie Lowe for her years of dedication and expertise in leading and building the business so far and wish her all the very best in her future endeavours."
Jacoby added: ďIím thrilled to be joining ITV Studios, one of the most innovative and creative production companies in the world. I look forward to working alongside Paul Buccieri and the talented ITV teams, both locally and internationally.Ē
Jacoby will take up her new role on 30 September.