David joins ITN from BBC Studioworks, where he is Managing Director. He will play a key strategic role in the evolution of ITN as an international news and content producer, whose current clients include ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, BBC, Sky, Netflix, Discovery and CBS.
Nina, who has won the prestigious RTS Nations and Regions Presenter award for the past two years, is currently the main anchor for ITV News London and is already a regular presenter of ITV’s Lunchtime News.
ITN returned to growth in 2018, with operating profit up 14% to £6.6m [2017: £5.8m], while Group revenue remained steady at £126.9m [2017: £126.4m].
Lawson will be responsible for ITN Productions Advertising, Industry News, Education, News and Archive businesses which produce a range of content for brands, businesses, trade associations, publishers, producers and broadcasters in the UK and around the world.
ITN Productions has appointed Georgina Madley as Head of Development and promoted Grace Dean to Head of Short Form, it was announced.