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TALKBACK ANNOUNCES RAFT OF NEW APPOINTMENTS TO TEAM

London, 27th May 2014:  Talkback (part of FremantleMedia UK) has confirmed the appointment of Leon Wilson to the role of Managing Director. Simon Craig becomes the Head of Development, and James Longman has been recruited to the role of Head of Programmes.  James has previously worked for Talkback, producing shows Never Mind the Buzzcocks and The Rob Brydon Show.  He joins from Princess Productions.

Richard Holloway, interim CEO, FremantleMedia UK commented: “I am delighted to confirm that Leon and Simon have been confirmed in their roles.  Both are a great asset to Talkback and FremantleMedia UK.  James has a wealth of experience in tv production and is passionate about what he does, so will be a great fit for Talkback.”

Leon Wilson, Managing Director, Talkback added: “I’m very excited to be heading up a company with such a great heritage as Talkback.  We have a great team, and with James and Simon now on board, I’m looking forward to creating some fantastic new shows to add to our existing programming.”