Michael Carrington is set to become the new Head of Children’s and Education at ABC TV.
Carrington is currently CEO of Zodiak Kids Studios, working in London and Paris, where he is responsible for the company’s international portfolio of live-action and animation.
Previously Carrington has been Vice President, Global Content & Executive Producer at HIT Entertainment Ltd as well as Chief Content Officer at the Cartoon Network.
He's also worked for the BBC, LEGO Media, Discovery Communications, Amazon Films and Network Ten.
“Michael brings to the ABC a wealth of knowledge and international experience in children’s television", ABC Director of Television Richard Finlayson said.
"We look forward to working with Michael in the important new role of Head of Children’s and Education, as we continue to lead the way in sharing trustworthy, entertaining and educational content with our youngest audiences.”