Fatima Salaria

Head of Specialist Factual, Channel 4


As Head of Specialist Factual, Fatima is responsible for History, Science, Natural History, Arts and Adventure. The department produces everything from SAS, Grayson Perry, Guy Martin’s adventures and critically acclaimed single films like 100 Vaginas, The Curry House Kid and 3 Identical Strangers. Prior to joining Channel 4, Fatima was Commissioning Editor for Religion at the BBC. She commissioned award-winning Muslims like Us, Abortion on Trial, We are British Jews, The Pilgrimage and curated the Black and British and the Partition seasons for BBC2 amongst many other series and single film as well as being the Commissioner for Who Do You Think You Are across BBC One, TWO and Four.