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Alex Hryniewicz

Alex Hryniewicz

Managing Director, Network Social Platforms, Little Dot Studios

Alex is Director of Content for Little Dot Studios - an award-winning digital content studio and media network, specialising in creating meaningful connections between premium content and digital audiences. Working across the Little Dot Studios Network, Alex oversees a division of 40+ staff that delivers content across all major digital video platforms and social media channels. He is responsible for defining and implementing revenue growth strategies and providing senior leadership and strategic thinking to help drive growth across the Little Dot Studios Network, including channel and brand management and growth and monetisation. Most recently he Exec-Produced the digital content created during the search for Sir Ernest Shackleton’s lost ship, the Endurance.


Prior to joining Little Dot, Alex was Head of Multiplatform at Maverick Television, working across numerous award-winning cross-platform projects for major UK broadcasters and commercial clients. He developed and produced the BAFTA-award winning Embarrassing Bodies Online in 2008, won a second BAFTA for Embarrassing Bodies Live in 2010 and then developed the My HealthChecker suite of tests and Apps that won BAFTA & International Emmy awards in 2012 as part of the innovative Skype-based health show, Embarrassing Bodies: Live From The Clinic. He produced the Emmy award-winning and BAFTA nominated Reverse The Odds, a mobile game in partnership between Channel 4, Stand Up To Cancer and Cancer Research UK which enabled ordinary members of the public to take on the role of citizen scientists and help carry out real scientific research to bring a cure for cancer closer. In 2019 he Executive-Produced the BAFTA-winning Missed Call for Real Stories.


Alex was part of the MediaGuardian FastTrack in 2007, was named a Broadcast Hotshot in 2008 and Broadcast International Rising Star in 2015. His projects have received additional awards and citations from the Royal Television Society, BANFF Rockies, Broadcast Digital Awards, British Interactive Media Association and Cannes Lions.