Syeda Irtizaali

commissioning editor for entertainment
Channel 4

Syeda is currently commissioning editor of entertainment at Channel 4 where she has commissioned and overseen a large number of shows including The Million Pound Drop, The Last Leg, Alan Carr: Chatty Man and the C4 Comedy Gala. Before that she worked as an executive producer and producer for various indies making entertainment, documentary and factual entertainment series. She started life in TV as a broadcast journalist before seeing the light and joining The Big Breakfast way back in another century.