Tonia Cohen

Tonia Cohen

Consultant neg checker (non-solicitor)

Tonia established a dedicated in-house Neg Checking Team at ITV that provides clearance service for dramas produced by ITV. She has over 20 years’ experience, having worked with household name broadcasters and independent TV and film production companies. Tonia joined Granada TV in 1995 and was responsible for ensuring that ITV programmes being produced in Manchester, such as Coronation Street, and CITV programmes and Granada Dramas complied with UK broadcasting rules governed by OFCOM and with relevant legislation.

In 2007 Tonia established Capello Media Solutions, providing a freelance neg checking service to a wide range of productions and has worked on well-known films such as Slumdog Millionaire, Pride, and Assassins Creed and TV dramas such as Killing Eve and The Bodyguard. Tonia has been responsible for neg checking on comedy shows like Flowers, Car Share and Man Like Mobeen and on children’s’ dramas including Millie Inbetween and Almost Never. Tonia also has experience of providing compliance work for the BBC and ITV.