Writer, Producer and Scripted Consultant, Freelance
New Zealand-born Josie Ward is a Writer, Producer and International Scripted Consultant for TV and online. Her recent clients include FremantleMedia Global Drama, NBCUniversal International Formats, Markiza TV and UFA Hungary. For five years she was the Supervising Head Writer for Hungary's number one show and nightly serial drama, “Baratok Kozt”. She also created Hungary's first online romantic comedy, “Csalfa Karma”. Formerly a Writer and Vice President at FremantleMedia's Worldwide Drama office, she worked with the company's development and scripted production teams in Germany, Poland, Hungary, Spain, Croatia, Netherlands, Italy, Bulgaria, the US and South Africa. At home, in London, she created “Freak”, an online drama series on which she served as Creative Producer. The series won the 2010 Banff Rockie for Best Original Online Program. Josie moved to Brighton two years ago because she loves being near the sea and the excellent coffee.