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Steven Andrew

The Foundation

Creative Director

Steven Andrew, Creative Director –  The Foundation

Steven Andrew – In A Nutshell

  • 1980 Worked in the theatre as a stage manager and assistant director
  • 1985 Started as a runner in the BBC
  • 1988 Joined BBC Children’s as an assistant producer and started working on ‘Blue Peter’
  • 1992 Became a director in Children’s Entertainment and then Children’s Drama
  • 1995 Started producing ‘Grange Hill‘
  • 1999 Became Controller of Granada Media Children’s, Co-creating, ‘My Parents Are Aliens’, and exec producing, ‘Childrens Ward’, ‘Girls in Love’, ‘Don’t Eat the Neighbours’, ‘Seriously Weird’, ‘Jungle Run’, ’24/7′ and ‘North Hollywood High’, ‘Illustrated Mum’…
  • 2003 Controller CITV, commissioning, award winning , ‘My Life as a Popat’ and ‘Little Reindeer’ as well as ‘Best Friends’, ‘My Parents Are Aliens’, ‘Barking’, ‘Ministry of Mayhem’, ‘Help I am a Teenage Outlaw’, ‘Worst Witch’, and many more
  • 2004 Started as Controller of ITV daytime
  • 2006 Programme Director ITV Digital Channels overseeing ITV2, ITV 3 and ITV4
  • 2007 Head of CBBC Drama, Animation and Acquisition – ‘My Almost Famous Family’, ‘Dead Gorgeous’, ‘Tracy Beaker’
  • 2009 Head of CBBC In House Production across all genres and platforms – overseeing a raft of content including – award Winning ‘Tracy Beaker’ and ‘Newsround Alcohol Special’, ‘Blue Peter’, ‘Sadie J’ , ‘Cop School – Project Parent’ , ‘Serious Livingstone’, ‘Just William…’
  • Present – Creative Director Foundation TV.

Have four children: Finn, Ben, James and Becky and lives in London.