In her new position, Julie Meldal-Johnsen will be transitioning from her current role of EVP Operations ITV Studios U.S. Group and focus on planning and driving the growth strategy of ITV Studios America, including developing first-look deals and strategic partner relationships. She will also be overseeing the company’s scripted business including her being across budgets, development and deals. In addition, Meldal-Johnsen will be involved in scripted projects across the ITV Studios US Group. Meldal-Johnsen will be based in the Los Angeles office and report to ITV Studios America President, Orly Adelson.
“Julie comes to this position with a deep and broad understanding of ITV’s culture, goals and priorities,” said Paul Buccieri, Managing Director of ITV Studios International and President and CEO of ITV Studios US Group. “She has been instrumental in building our scripted slate and most recently was key in putting together the ‘Aquarius’ deal with Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements. I am confident that she will continue to bring in and drive new business for ITV Studios America.”
AS EVP Operations, ITV Studios US Group, Meldal-Johnsen managed Group operations and implemented strategy for the acquired companies. She joined the team from ITV Studios International, where she was Director of Legal & Business Affairs. She previously managed ITV Studios scripted activities in the U.S. and brokered the JV deal with Reshet in Israel.