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Mentorn Media taps Bernie Kay for new head of factual post

Tinopolis Group-owned Mentorn Media has expanded its senior team by naming Bernie Kay to the newly created role of head of factual. In the post, Kay will boost the production company’s slate of ...
April 12, 2019

Tinopolis Group-owned Mentorn Media has expanded its senior team by naming Bernie Kay to the newly created role of head of factual.

In the post, Kay will boost the production company’s slate of talent-led projects, factual entertainment formats and documentaries. She reports directly to Mentorn Media’s managing director Celia Taylor

Prior to joining Mentorn, Kay was an executive producer at ITN Productions, where she shepherded the company’s move into daytime formats, celebrity travelogs and youth-led docuseries.

She won commissions and executive produced a portfolio of programs, including BBC1′s returning daytime format Going Back, Giving Back, BBC2′s travel series Frankie Goes to Russia and Channel 4′s Big Ben: World’s Most Famous Clock.

Before joining ITN Productions, Kay held a number of senior roles across some of the UK’s biggest production companies, including Endemol Shine and RDF Television.

 

 

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Jillian Morgan is a special reports editor at realscreen with a background in journalism and digital marketing. She joined the publication in 2019 after serving as the assistant editor to trade publications HPAC and On-Site. With a bachelor of journalism from the University of King's College in Halifax, she also works as a freelance writer and fact-checker.

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