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Icon Films appoints Jonny Young to head of specialist factual

Independent UK television production company Icon Films has appointed award-winning producer Jonny Young as head of specialist factual.

Young will report to Harry Marshall, creative director at Icon Films, as he joins the company’s senior management team, that also includes MD Laura Marshall, Commercial Director Lucy Middelboe, head of factual Stephen McQuillan and director of production Andie Clare.

In his new position, he will create a slate of programming for the UK and the global market that builds on the production company’s existing content.

Prior to joining Icon Films he was a series producer with the BBC specialising in documentaries and natural history production. In 2010, he set up his own production company Oblong Films, producing The Naked Rambler for BBC1, Millionaire Boy Racer for Channel 4 and Britain’s Youngest Undertaker for BBC3.

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