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Mel Leach

Joint Chief Executive, South Shore

Prior to founding South Shore, Melanie was the Chief Executive Officer of the Twofour Group. Twice awarded Broadcast’s prestigious Indie of the Year, Twofour was voted number 1 in the Broadcast Peer Poll and produced hit series including BBC One’s highest rated unscripted series The Real Marigold Hotel, the multi award winning Channel 4 documentary series Educating…; Channel 4’s The Jump and ITV’s global format This Time Next Year.

Awards include an Emmy, a BAFTA, 5 Royal Television Society Awards, 3 Grierson Awards and 6 Broadcast Awards. At the end of 2019, following the completion of the company’s sale to ITV, Melanie set up South Shore- a brand new independent company- with key members of the Twofour Management and Development team.