Ann Lewis biography

Ann Lewis joined Granada as a secretary in 1971 and worked initially in the Presentation Department. She went on to work in a range of areas including Local Programmes where she was the News Desk Secretary and was a shop steward for NATKE, the National Association of Theatrical and Kine Employees. After eight years at…

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Ann Lewis on Granada as an employer

So what did you think Granada were like as a company towards its employees? How do you think it treated its employees? Well it could be very easily over-simplified and said they were very paternalistic and very ‘blah, blah’ but I don’t think that was the case in everybody’s experience. I think there was a…

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Ann Lewis recalls her first impressions on joining Granada

So what was your impression of coming to work for Granada, not having worked in television before? It was very exciting, it was very exciting the prospect of working in the media. In fact, what I did was I sent applications off to all kinds of places where I thought if I’m going to be…

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