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C4 fact ent head to join Twofour

Channel 4's head of factual entertainment, Andrew Mackenzie, is leaving the post to take up the role of group creative director at indie prodco Twofour Broadcast.
February 10, 2010

Channel 4′s head of factual entertainment, Andrew Mackenzie, is leaving the post to take up the role of group creative director at indie prodco Twofour Broadcast. Mackenzie will report to the company’s managing director Melanie Leach, who offered this statement regarding bringing him on board: ‘He has an enviable reputation as both a commissioner and a program maker and an unrivaled track record in conceiving and delivering thought-provoking, intelligent factual and entertainment formats.’ Mackenzie had been with Channel 4 for over six years, first as a commissioning editor and taking the fact ent head position in 2007. No announcement has been made at C4 regarding a replacement. Mackenzie talked to realscreen in October and shared his thoughts on the evolution of factual entertainment at C4 – click here for the interview.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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