Marriott Marquis | Washington, DC | Monday, January 23 – Thursday, January 26, 2017

Speaker Simon Young


Simon Young

Commissioning Editor, History

National Geographic Channel

Simon Young is Senior Director of Development & Production at National Geographic Channel, where he develops and oversees the delivery of new specials and series, as well as acting as a major point of contact for the global production community. Prior to joining NGC, he produced Channel 4’s headline-grabbing documentaries about the discovery of King Richard III, including The King in the Car Park, the highest-rated specialist factual film in the history of the channel. During his 15-year career, Simon has worked as a writer, producer and director on returning series and specials for Discovery, A&E, BBC, and Channel 4 with companies as diverse as Darlow Smithson, Pioneer, Brook Lapping and Atlantic.

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