London’s Zinc Media has named Lucy van Beek managing director of its current affairs and historical programming subsidiary Blakeway. Her credits include a wide range of science, history and natural history programming for both UK and international clients. Van Beek has been working within the Zinc Media group as an executive producer for the company’s documentary arm, Brook Lapping, where she was responsible for The Greatest Tomb on Earth (BBC2) and China’s Megatomb Revealed (NGCI), as well as The Secret Life of Puppies and Kittens (C5).