Staff handed control of TV production company

STORNOWAY MEDIA PRODUCTION COMPANY MACTV BECOMES EMPLOYEE OWNED 

5 September 2019 – 18 staff at Stornoway-based production company MacTV have been given a stake in the business after it became Scotland’s latest employee-owned business.
 
Established in 2001, award-winning MacTV is the largest independent TV company in the Highlands and Islands. Specialising in factual documentary, arts and music programmes in Gaelic and in English, the company is one of the biggest producers of programming for BBC ALBA, including the Gaelic language channel’s flagship documentary series Trusadh, which tells distinctive, and compelling stories from Scotland. The company’s main production base is in the Hebrides, with staff also in the central belt, and in recent years the company has also been involved in a variety of international co-productions, working with companies in Canada, Ireland, Iceland and Wales.  

Picture by Christian Cooksey/Braeside Photography. Free First Use Only.

MacTV, Stornoway, Western Isles.

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STORNOWAY MEDIA PRODUCTION COMPANY MACTV BECOMES EMPLOYEE OWNED 5 September 2019 – 18 staff at Stornoway-based production company MacTV have been given a stake in the business after it became Scotland’s latest employee-owned business. Established in 2001, award-winning MacTV is the largest independent TV company in the Highlands and Islands. Specialising in factual documentary, arts and music programmes in Gaelic and in English, the company is one of the biggest producers of programming for BBC ALBA, including the Gaelic language channel’s flagship documentary series Trusadh, which tells distinctive, and compelling stories from Scotland. The company’s main production base is in the Hebrides, with staff also in the central belt, and in recent years the company has also been involved in a variety of international co-productions, working with companies in Canada, Ireland, Iceland and Wales. Picture by Christian Cooksey/Braeside Photography. Free First Use Only. MacTV, Stornoway, Western Isles. The

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