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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.’

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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