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Lion staffs up

All3Media company Lion Television today announces the appointment of a new Managing Director of Lion Scotland, Steve Bailey. Lion also adds Donna Clark as head of factual entertainment at the London office.
January 22, 2009

All3Media company Lion Television today announces the appointment of a new Managing Director of Lion Scotland, Steve Bailey. Lion has also added Donna Clark as head of factual entertainment at the London office.

Bailey was previously the head of factual programs at Mentorn Scotland where he was responsible for shows such as Highland Clans and Cowboy Trap. ‘I’m delighted to be joining Lion at an exciting time in the company’s growth,’ said Bailey.

Clark comes to Lion from Renegade where she has worked on Don’t Tell the Bride and WI Brothel.

‘Steve’s appointment marks a new phase in the life of Lion Scotland and signals the level of our ongoing commitment to our Glasgow office and a desire to increase our production capacity. We hope to build on previous successes to grow our output from Scotland,’ says Lion joint managing director, Jeremy Mills. ‘Donna’s appointment comes at a time when the factual entertainment genre is going to become even more important to many channels.’

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