Five has named Vanessa Brookman
as the channel's Deputy Director of Acquisitions.
, currently Channel 4
's and E4's
Deputy Editor of US series, is set to join Five next month.She
will report directly into Jay Kandola, who was recently appointed Director of Acquisitions.Five's
Director of Programmes, Dan Chambers, said: "Brookman
is a rising star and I am delighted we have been able to attract her to the channel.
said: "I'm thrilled that I will be able to play a part in building on Five's
already fantastic reputation for showing the best in acquired programming."Brookman joined Channel 4 in 2000, she was promoted to deputy editor of US Series in October 2003.Previously she worked at Columbia Tristar and Mayfair Televsion Entertainment.