Adeel Amini

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Adeel Amini
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Born1986
Bradford, Yorkshire
NationalityEnglish
CitizenshipEngland
Alma materUniversity of Edinburgh
Occupation
  • TV Producer
  • Mental health campaigner

Adeel Amini (born 1986) is a TV Producer and mental health campaigner.

Early Life

Amini was born in Bradford, Yorkshire to Pakistani parents. He studied at the University of Edinburgh. [1]

Career

Adeel works as a TV producer. His producing credits include Catchphrase (British game show), Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (British game show) and Blind Date (British game show).[2]

Announced at Edinburgh International Television Festival in August 2020 through his campaigning he gained support for the Coalition For Change, a pan-industry group including BBC, ITV (TV network), Channel 4, Channel 5 (British TV channel), Sky UK, Netflix, Amazon (company) alongside other industry organisations.[3]

Controversies

In 2021, Piers Morgan aimed a tweet at Amini saying he would rather employ a lobotomised aardvark than Amini on Piers Morgan's Life Stories before threatening to speak to ITV about him. As a result of this 1200 TV industry employees wrote to ITV accusing Piers Morgan of bullying and intimidation calling on action from ITV.[4] ITV chose not to act. [5]

References

  1. "Adeel Amini LinkedIn Profile".
  2. "Adeel Amini | Senior Producer". The Talent Manager. Retrieved 2021-02-24.
  3. Ramachandran, Naman; Ramachandran, Naman (2020-08-24). "U.K. TV Industry Brings Freelancer Discussions to the Table". Variety. Retrieved 2021-02-24.
  4. Kanter, Jake; Kanter, Jake (2021-02-22). "Piers Morgan Accused Of Bullying In Open Letter From 1,200 UK TV Workers After He Targeted Ex-Crew Member On Twitter – Update". Deadline. Retrieved 2021-02-24.
  5. Twigger, Will (2021-02-22). "ITV rule out Piers Morgan investigation after more than 600 sign open letter". mirror. Retrieved 2021-02-24.

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