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Daniela Neumann

Managing Director, Spun Gold TV

Since Daniela Neumann joined Spun Gold TV over ten years ago, the company has successfully expanded into multiple new genres as well as making shows for new broadcasters in the UK and US. Daniela has diversified the company output including factual entertainment, entertainment, reality, factual and features. Having seen through her company strategy to create more IP, formats and returning series, the company has grown more than three times in size.

As well as Controller Entertainment for ITV1, where she oversaw shows like Dancing on Ice, I’m a Celebrity, and Piers Morgan Life Stories, Daniela was also Commissioning Editor Factual ITV1.

Prior to this, Daniela was Controller ITV2, responsible for the brand extension strategy with shows like Xtra Factor and I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here Now, which has been copied on many other channels.

As Director of Programmes VMTV, Virgin 1, Bravo, Bravo 2 and Challenge, Daniela oversaw the multiple channels commissioning, acquisitions and marketing. Daniela started her career as a journalist before going on to produce and direct in all genres, including Ibiza Uncovered, Airline, The Bill and Emmerdale.