Maverick Television has appointed former Sky commissioning editor James Quinn as its Creative Director.

Quinn will take up this newly created role from April 3rd reporting directly into Maverick’s Chief Executive Officer, Simon Knight. 

Before joining Maverick, Quinn was Commissioning Editor for Factual and Documentaries at Sky, commissioning factual programmes for Sky 1 and Sky Arts. Previous to this he held senior positions at several indies, including Head of Special Projects at Oxford Film & Television and Head of Factual at October Films.

Maverick Television is part of the All3Media group, with feature and factual entertainment series including recent Channel 4 commissions, Escape and Tried & Tasted: The Ultimate Shopping List as well as CBBC medical series Operation Ouch and Bizarre ER for E4.

Simon Knight, Maverick Chief Executive Officer said: “James is an enthusiastic, smart, creative person who will fit right in with the existing Avengers Assemble team in place at Maverick. I can’t wait to collaborate on some new big and bold ideas with him.”

Staff Reporter

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