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DLT adds Mountague as executive editor

Jon Mountague has been hired to head up London-based indie DLT Entertainment's new Manchester-based division, tasked with developing factual entertainment formats and comedy.
October 20, 2011

Jon Mountague has been hired to head up London-based indie DLT Entertainment’s new Manchester-based division, tasked with developing factual entertainment formats and comedy.

He took up his executive editor post earlier this month and reports directly to DLT’s president, Don Taffner Jr. Mountague previously headed up BBC Comedy North, and held roles at firms including Ginger Productions, the BBC, Channel 5, Talkback Thames and Mentorn.

Taffner said Mountague’s “experience in growing new talent both on and off-screen is exactly what we are looking for as we expand the business in the North of England.”

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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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