Channel 4 promotes Jane Fletcher to controller of press and publicity

Channel 4 has promoted Jane Fletcher to the role of controller of press and publicity.

Jane Fletcher: Channel 4 press and publicity controller
Jane Fletcher: Channel 4 press and publicity controller

Since August 2010 she has been acting controller of press and publicity and after an external recruitment process she was given the permanent role.

Fletcher manages a comms team of 30 and is responsible for all of Channel 4's external media activity.

She reports to Dan Brooke, Channel 4's director of marketing and communications. Brooke said: ‘Channel 4 is about stimulating debate and Jane has risen adeptly to the challenge of ensuring the press is the best place for it to happen.’

Working across Channel 4 content, services and channels, Fletcher leads the corporate and commercial press functions, consumer publicity team and picture publicity team. She is also responsible for recruiting and managing external PR agencies and freelancers.

Fletcher joined Channel 4 as head of press in March 2009.

Previously she held roles as development producer at Two Four, head of comms for BBC One, Drama and BBC Film; BBC Two and was launch press manager for BBC Three in 2003.

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