David Glover has been appointed to the newly-created position of Head of Specialist Factual at Channel 4, reporting to Ralph Lee. He is tasked with overseeing the genres of Specialist Factual which incorporates Arts, Science, History and Religion.
Glover has been promoted from his previous position of Senior Commissioning Editor, Factual in which he oversaw the areas of Live Events and Specials. Some of his notable commissions since joining the Channel in 2005 include award-winning series Inside Nature’s Giants and Mummifying Alan, as well as ground-breaking documentaries such as The Plane Crash, The Audience, Drugs Live, Gogglebox and Sex Box. He has also commissioned a number of programmes with Richard Dawkins and Stephen Hawking, and has been behind the array of specialist documentaries about 9/11 that have featured on Channel 4 over the past 8 years. Source: Channel 4 press release