Tanya ShawManaging Director at Zinc Television
Before joining Zinc, Shaw was Managing Director of Shine TV for six years, a role in which she oversaw a variety of factual series, including the global hit MasterChef, MasterChef: The Professionals and Celebrity MasterChef. In addition, Shaw also helped grow the travelling brands Hunted and The Island with Bear Grylls into returning series. She came to Shine TV from her role as Commissioning Editor of Features and Formats at the BBC, where key commissions included The Great Interior Design Challenge, Mary Berry Cooks and Rick Stein’s India. At Channel 4, whilst Commissioning Editor, Specialist Factual, commissions included Alone in the Wild, Tsunami: Caught on Camera, Elephant: Life After Death, Four Rooms, The Food Hospital and Hippo: Wild Feast Live. Shaw oversees all of Zinc's television labels; Brook Lapping, Rex, Red Sauce, Supercollider, Blakeway and Films of Record.