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C4 commissioning editor Emily Jones takes head of factual role at Mentorn Media

Tinopolis-owned Mentorn Media has appointed Channel 4 executive Emily Jones as its new head of factual.

Emily Jones

Jones joins Mentorn from UK pubcaster Channel 4 where she was commissioning editor for education and documentaries for five years.

This appointment follows the departure of Bernie Kay earlier this year.

Her credits at Channel 4 include series such as Born Famous, Gogglesprogs, How The Other Kids Live, Born in the Wrong Body, Rich Kids of Instagram, Class of Mum & Dad and Home free, as well as singles Revenge Porn, Steph & Dom: Can Cannabis Save Our Son?, The Women Who Kill Lions and Britain’s Billionaire Immigrants.

Prior to that, her 20-year career has included work on Secret Millionaire and Undercover Boss, as well as Coppers, Jamie’s Ministry of Food, Wife Swap and Faking It.

She has also worked as a development exec for top UK producers including Blast Films and Dragonfly TV, and also as development producer for Tinopolis Group’s own Firecracker Films.

Mentorn Media MD and Tinopolis director of content Chris Brogden said: “We are thrilled to be welcoming Emily to the team at Mentorn. She has both outstanding industry credentials and extensive experience in developing ground-breaking programmes and we are excited she chose to join us for this next step in her career.”

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