Taking advantage of its strong stable of editorial talent and storytelling expertise, Alpha Grid is moving into short and long-form documentary making.
The department will be led by Head of Video Alex de Jong and Deputy Head of Video Shaunagh Connaire.
Alex has more than 20 years experience working on news and current affairs programming across the world. Before joining Alpha Grid, he worked as a producer-reporter on prestigious Australian documentary show Dateline. Shaunagh has worked on over 30 films for the award-winningUnreported World series, and several Dispatches Investigati
“We’ll be utilising the unique talent within our department to produce compelling and thought-provoking content,” says Alex.
“Alpha Grid’s association with the Financial Times has given the company not only a highly respected partner, but also rare insight and access to the inner workings of the financial world. This will obviously be an area of particular expertise for us, but given our team’s experience in general reporting, we’re more than able to tackle any subject.”
Utilising Alpha Grid’s worldwide spread of resources, the department will offer multi-platform content across the globe.