Reef Television has appointed Chris Kelly as Head of Popular Factual. Kelly joins the Reef management team with a wealth of experience both in domestic and international markets. Kelly’s remit will be to grow new business and build on Reef’s established slate of popular factual commissions for a range of broadcasters. These include hit shows Selling Houses with Amanda Lamb, Reef’s prime time ratings winner for More 4 and Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is, Reef’s afternoon favourite on BBC 1.
Kelly joins Reef Television from his last position as Executive Producer, Popular Factual, at Spun Gold TV where he was responsible for programmes including: Paul Hollywood’s Pies and Puds, Prince William’s Passion and Through A Child’s Eyes. Prior to this he held executive positions at Mentorn Media, Twofour Broadcast, Ricochet Television, Lion Television and in-house at the BBC. An award-winning executive producer, with an outstanding track record, Kelly plans to use his relationships to attract new talent, programme makers and senior commissioners to work with Reef.