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Poppy Dixon

Poppy Dixon

Director of Documentaries & Factual Commissioning, Sky

Dixon is Sky UK’s director of documentaries and factual, where she is responsible for all original commissioning for Sky Documentaries, Sky Nature and Sky Crime. Since the launch of the factual channels in 2020, Sky has forged a path as a destination for premium narrative driven box-set series, feature documentaries and bold natural history programming, with Sky Documentaries winning the Broadcast Digital Award for Best Factual Channel, only a year after its launch. Some of the key successes for the factual channels since launch include The Princess, Liverpool Narcos, Ghislaine Maxwell: Epstein’s Shadow, Tina, Murder in the Valleys and Shark: with Steve Backshall.

Before joining Sky, Dixon had been a producer and development executive for over 15 years, with credits including Misha and the Wolves, Untouchable, The Imposter, American Animals and Three Identical Strangers