Studio Ramsay Promotes Sharon Powers to Director of Programmes and Adds 2 to Diversity Internship Programme
Studio Ramsay Global (SRG) today announced it has promoted Sharon Powers to the newly created role, Director of Programmes. Powers, the prolific Executive Producer and previously, Creative Director and Commissioning Editor, has worked on some of TV’s biggest shows including, The Great British Bake Off, GBBO Extra Slice (BBC 2 & Channel 4), Big Brother (Channel 4), This Morning (ITV), Celebs Go Dating (E4) and more recently as Exec Producer for Gordon Ramsay’s Future Food Stars (Series 1 &2 for BBC 1).
Reporting to SRG Founder Gordon Ramsay and CCO, Lisa Edwards - the Director of Programmes brief will be to oversee the existing slate of programmes in production, in both the UK and US to manage broadcaster and talent relationships, ensuring consistency and creativity whilst delivering the very best production quality across all content.
Lisa Edwards, Studio Ramsay Global Chief Creative Officer said; “We are so lucky to have Sharon’s talent and experience on our team. Delivering the very best programmes in the very best working environments for our talent and our teams starts at the top, and Sharon is an inspirational leader, brilliant programme maker and an excellent problem solver, all these qualities make her the perfect person to be our new Director of Programmes.”
Sharon added: “I’m genuinely excited about developing this new role. I love working with Gordon and Lisa, and this is a fantastic opportunity to take on the global production slate working with the teams on both sides of the Atlantic to deliver the very best quality of work across all our projects.”
Studio Ramsay has also appointed two new Interns, Reece Oyeleye and Keanè O’Neil Brangman to its yearlong Diversity Internship programme.
Director of Production, Eleanor Bailey said: “Studio Ramsay is committed to nurturing talent and mentoring those who may not immediately see a way into TV through their background or lack of experience. We have been overwhelmed by the applications for this year’s Diversity Internship, so much so, we have chosen 2 exceptional trainees to join us for 12 months and we look forward to welcoming Reece and Keanè to the Studio in September 2022.”