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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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