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Veteran unscripted producer and TV executive Georgie Hurford-Jones has signed a new deal with Endemol Shine North America, where she will now serve as SVP Of unscripted original series and specials.
“Georgie’s sense of humor, exceptional storytelling skills and ability to bring the very best out of talent, make her an invaluable member of our team,” said unscripted original programming EVP DJ Nure, to whom she’ll continue to report. “We’re fortunate to have a producer of her caliber working on and elevating our growing slate of specials & series.”
An executive producer on vital Endemol properties MasterChef and MasterChef Junior, Hurford-Jones has helped maintain two of Fox’s top-rated reality franchises. She is currently helping lead production efforts on Endemol Shine’s upcoming series Family Food Fight for ABC and will oversee all of the studio’s upcoming unscripted specials.
Added Hurford-Jones, “I’m thrilled to continue alongside Cris Abrego, Sharon Levy, DJ Nurre and our wonderful programming team here in Los Angeles. It’s so great to oversee legacy shows such as MasterChef and MasterChef Junior, as well as, our upcoming series for ABC, Family Food Fight, plus the numerous other exciting projects we have in the pipeline.”
Hurford-Jones previously served as executive producer on America’s Got Talent and UK original Britain’s Got Talent.
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