Hotline: Jeff Ford is leaving Channel 4

Jeff Ford, the director of acquisitions and Film4 at Channel 4, is leaving the broadcaster to return to Five. Reporting to Dawn Airey, Five's chair and chief executive, Ford will take the new role of managing director, digital channels and acquisitions. He will oversee the digital channels Fiver and Five US and programme acquisitions across all channels.

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