TV

Nightingale returns to program making

The head of BBC's Natural History Unit, Neil Nightingale, is stepping down to return to program making after six years heading up the unit. His first project will be a six part series for BBC One called Africa. 'Neil has made a huge contribution to the BBC's Natural History Unit,' says CEO of BBC Vision, Peter Salmon. 'His in-depth knowledge, passion and skill for programme making meant that he was a first-class head of the BBC's Natural History Unit.'
January 26, 2009

The head of BBC’s Natural History Unit, Neil Nightingale, is stepping down to return to program making after six years heading up the unit. His first project will be a six part series for BBC One called Africa. ‘Neil has made a huge contribution to the BBC’s Natural History Unit,’ says CEO of BBC Vision, Peter Salmon. ‘His in-depth knowledge, passion and skill for programme making meant that he was a first-class head of the BBC’s Natural History Unit.’

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

Menu

Search