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Aito Media adds Metronome exec

The former head of development at Metronome Finland, Topi Salo, has joined Finnish prodco Aito Media to oversee its Nordic operations.
June 17, 2013

The former head of development at Metronome Finland, Topi Salo, has joined Finnish prodco Aito Media to oversee its Nordic operations.

Salo will strengthen Aito’s management and development team, and work as a key executive producer¬†for the company’s studio productions, according to Aito’s CEO, Ilkka Hynninen.

The prodco’s output includes The Night Patrol, Redneck Auction and Arctic Ocean in 30 Days.¬†In this year alone Aito has produced more than 150 hours of non-scripted content in Finland, Norway and Sweden.

“Aito is going to be a big player in Nordic markets and the challenges we are now facing are more than interesting,” said Salo.

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Andrew Jeffrey joined Realscreen in 2021 as its news editor. Here, he helps to oversee assignment, reporting and editing for Realscreen's daily newsletter. Prior to his work covering documentary and non-fiction film and TV, he worked as a reporter and associate producer for CBC Edmonton, and as a reporter for The Star Calgary, where he covered daily news on beats such as local and provincial politics, health care and harm reduction, sports and education. His work has appeared in other Canadian news outlets such as TVO, the Edmonton Journal and Avenue Magazine.

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