Josie Grierson has exited her role at Channel 5’s preschool outfit Milkshake! and joined Entertainment One (eOne) as Director of Creative Affairs for the Family & Brands division. She started this month, based in London.
Grierson’s priority will be growing eOne’s Family & Brands development slate, building on the success of top brands like Peppa Pig and PJ Masks. Revenue generated by the division grew by 29% to $97.5 million USD in the first half of 2018.
Prior to joining eOne, Grierson held various positions at Channel 5 before being upped to Production & Program Manager of Milkshake! in 2014, managing all areas of programming from submissions, development and production, to commissions and acquisitions, program delivery and planning. She previously worked in advertising for a video game channel, for which she also occasionally presented.
[Sources: TVKids, Kidscreen]