Simon McKeown


Argonon’s Leopard hires first CCO

The US division of producer Leopard has brought on Simon McKeown as its first chief creative officer. Working out of Leopard USA’s New York base, McKeown will report to James Burstall, CEO of the prodco’s parent company, Argonon. He has been tasked with leading Leopard USA’s creative expansion and will oversee the new and existing […]

US indie Eastern hires McKeown from Nutopia

US factual producer Eastern has recruited Simon McKeown as its senior VP, development. He joins from Jane Root’s factual prodco Nutopoia and will head up development at Eastern, which makes VH1 series Love & Hip Hop. Prior to Nutopia, McKeown was at Love Productions, where hus credits include the popular and controversial fact-ent series Benefits […]

US indie Eastern hires McKeown from Nutopia

US factual producer Eastern has recruited Simon McKeown as its senior VP, development. He joins from Jane Root’s factual prodco Nutopia and will head up development at Eastern, which makes VH1 series Love & Hip Hop. Prior to Nutopia, McKeown was at Love Productions, where hus credits include the popular and controversial fact-ent series Benefits Street. He […]

News brief: Nutopia hires Love’s head of development

Jane Root’s prodco Nutopia has hired Simon McKeown from The Great British Bake Off producer Love Productions. McKeown will take on the same role at Nutopia, which is behind doc series such as America: The Story of US, The British, Mankind: The Story of All of Us and We Invented the World. McKeown’s CV includes […]