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Lifted Entertainment appoints Senior Development Executive at MediaCityUK base

Ramy El-Bergamy

Lifted Entertainment, part of ITV Studios, has announced the appointment of a new Senior Development Executive at its MediaCityUK base. 

Ramy El-Bergamy, one of three recent hires, joins the label to spearhead development at its northern base, working into Lee McNicholas who joined the label as Creative Director, North last month. 

El-Bergamy joins from Two Rivers Media and was previously Head of Development of Daytime & Popular Factual at STV Productions. 

Prior to STV, he spent four years at Channel 4, latterly as Commissioning Executive in the Daytime team and, before that, as On-Screen Diversity Executive. 

Previously he held a wide range of Producer roles on shows including Ex on the Beach, Big Brother and Geordie Shore.

Lifted Entertainment is behind shows including I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!, Love Island, Dancing on Ice, University Challenge and Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.  

Sean O’Brien and Susannah Haley have joined the London-based team, as Development Producer and Development Executive respectively, reporting into Head of Development, Kat Hebden. 

McNicholas said: “I am delighted that Ramy is joining the incredible team at Lifted Entertainment in Manchester. He joins us with a wealth of experience in production and development and I couldn’t be happier to have him on board.”


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