Pioneer Productions has appointed Thomas Viner as Creative Director.
 
Reporting into CEO, Jonathan Hewes, Viner will work with Hewes,  Head of Development Karen Willis and Executive Producer Stephen Marsh to create specialist factual content for UK and international broadcasters.

Viner joins Pioneer from UK indie Arrow Media where he was an Executive Producer. At Arrow he produced over 75 hours of programming. His credits include series Animal Fight Night for National Geographic Wild; Investigation Discovery US’ See No Evil and American Monster; Kevin’s Supersize Salvage for Channel 4, and Bletchley Park: Code-Breaking’s Forgotten Genius doc for BBC 2 and Smithsonian Channel.
 
Pioneer’s credits include long-running series such as How the Universe Works for Discovery Science US and World’s Weirdest Weather for Channel 4, to blue chip science shows such as Treasures of the Earth for NOVA in the US and KBS in Korea, travel and adventure programming like David Baddiel on the Silk Road for Discovery UK and PaddleSUP: Mission Amazon for Red Bull Media House, to one-offs like Bloody Queens: Elizabeth and Mary for BBC 2.
 

Staff Reporter