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Channel 4 puts freeze on staff pay

The Guardian reports that in November Channel 4 had frozen staff pay and executive bonuses have been waived for chief executive Andy Duncan and director of television Kevin Lygo. This news comes on the heels of other reports that 91 staff at the company earn more than £100,000 per year.
February 2, 2009

The Guardian reports that in November Channel 4 had frozen staff pay and executive bonuses have been waived for chief executive Andy Duncan and director of television Kevin Lygo. This news comes on the heels of other reports that 91 staff at the company earn more than £100,000 per year.

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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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