Handford handed senior role at IWC Media

THE Glasgow-based television production company behind the hit Channel 4 show, Location Location Location, has added to its management team.

IWC Media, part of the RDF Media Group, has appointed Clare Handford as head of specialist factual development. She will join IWC this month, reporting into Hamish Barbour, IWC’s managing director, and Rachel Bell, head of specialist factual.

Handford joins IWC having previously worked at Talkback Thames as a producer on both the last and the forthcoming series of BBC One’s prime time series, The Apprentice. She has previously worked in both producer and development roles for various independents and broadcasters including Channel 4, BBC, Wag TV, ITN and Cicada.

In this new position, Clare will be responsible for leading the factual and specialist factual development teams in Glasgow.

IWC Media is the company behind new show, Iron Chef – filmed in Govan, Glasgow – as well as the current BBC One flagship arts programme, Modern Masters.