Kim Horton joined Granada’s film library in 1977 when he was 25 years old

Prior to that he had lived in Australia where he worked in the film industry but decided to return to England to find work in the television industry.

After a few years in the film library he became an assistant film editor and later went on to work as a senior film editor on programmes such as World In Action7Up and Savage Skies as well as other documentaries.