Waddell Media in the Picture with New Deal
Waddell Media, a leading producer of factual, lifestyle and entertainment programming for the UK, Republic and international markets, will deliver a strand of 365 short films for Channel 4 under the banner 4thought.tv. Transmitted immediately after the Channel 4 News every evening, each 90-second film will reflect on the nature of religion and faith. The first film will air on July 5.
Waddell Media recently benefited from Au470,000 of support from Invest NI to help it open up business opportunities outside Northern Ireland.
Invest Northern Ireland's Chief Executive Alastair Hamilton congratulated the company on the contract win.
"This contract reflects Channel 4's confidence in Waddell Media's professionalism and creativity and is the latest in a series of commissions that the company has secured including several in the USA,'' said Mr Hamilton.
"The Creative Industries is one of Invest NI's target sectors and with its potential to generate high value jobs and export sales, independent television is a valuable part of that sector and is making an important contribution to our local economy,'' he added.
Jannine Waddell, Managing Director of Waddell Media, said: "We are delighted to secure this high-value commission from Channel 4, which further cements the company's reputation as a leading producer in the UK. …