Welcome to Stephanie Hatton

Lumina Search would like to warmly welcome Stephanie Hatton to the team. Steph has already been working closely alongside Anne who plans to step back to become Chair early next year. Steph began her career as a Co-ordinator in live children’s television, based at the Maidstone Studios in Kent and then moved to London to […]

Future Viewing – How Broadcasters & Platforms are Working Together

On Tuesday, 11th of October, members of the Lumina team enjoyed an evening with the Royal Television Society. A panel from Snapchat, YouTube, 4Studio & Little Dot Studios discussed future viewing, & how broadcasters and social media platforms are embracing each other as a promotional tool, as well as a viewing platform to reach new […]

ITVX debuted December 8th

The oldest commercial network in the UK, ITV, has joined the streaming platform group with ITVX. The free-to-air public broadcast television network that was launched in 1955 as independent television has replaced ITV Hub with a new streaming service/app. It officially launched on December 8th 2022, although some of the audience saw changes before then, […]

Life on the Fast Track

There was a lot of buzz surrounding Fast Channels at MIPCOM this year, so what is it all about? FAST television – Free Ad-supported Streaming Television – is a group of streaming tv services that are available to customers without a paid subscription. The services are funded exclusively by advertising, and stream traditional tv programming, […]

PLACEMENT | Fleur Wheatley, Keshet International

Lumina is delighted to announce the appointment of Fleur Wheatley as Vice President of Sales for Israel’s Keshet International (KI). She will lead KI’s sales activities in the US, Canada, UK and Nordics, and with global and regional Stood services and channels. At KI, Wheatley will be responsible for sales of formats, scripted and unscripted […]

PLACEMENT | Doug Davis, Park Circus

Lumina is delighted to announce the appointment of Doug Davis as Chief Executive Officer for Park Circus, UK. He will lead the company on its next phase of growth within the Arts Alliance Group of companies driving synergies with sister companies Met Film and Garden Studios, too. Doug will supervise and control all strategic operational […]

PLACEMENT | Abigail Hughes, ITV Global Distribution

Lumina is delighted to announce the appointment of Abigail Hughes as Head of Sales Operations for ITV Global Distribution. At ITV, Hughes will be responsible for driving change across ITV’s systems and business processes. She will provide key insight and direction across the Global Distribution division, driving transformational programs that deliver maximum value, quality, and […]