Word for Word is hosted by Lisa Daniel and her guest this week is Dan Lake. Dan is an entertainment executive and content producer whose work in development, financing and production extends across feature film, broadcast drama and comedy as well as factual and reality programming. Currently the head of content at Orange Entertainment Co, Dan’s work has encompassed award-winning feature and documentary films, as well as working as a creative producer across some of the world’s biggest television formats – I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, The Block  and  MasterChef. 

During his time at Orange Entertainment Co, Dan has produced the ABC dramedy  Retrograde, as well as executive produced the Network Ten/ Fremantle Media documentary series  Lindy Chamberlain – The True Story. In 2020 Dan’s Orange Entertainment Co bought the screen rights to Shannon Molloy’s autobiographical book  Fourteen, which chronicles one year of his life as a gay teenager in regional Queensland. Dan currently lives in Melbourne with his husband Daniel.  

Word for Word is hosted by Lisa Daniel on JOY 94.9, and produced by Ellen Spalding and this podcast originally aired on June 19th, 2021