Screen Yorkshire has appointed Sally Joynson as Chief Executive.

Joynson has worked for theagency, which is is responsible for supporting film, broadcast and interactivemedia in Yorkshire and Humber, since its formation in 2002.

During her tenure, ScreenYorkshire has accrued national partners on a number of initiatives includingbusiness growth schemes with PACT, Channel4, Scottish Enterprise and Skillset. In May 2006, Joynson was instrumental insecuring £10.2m funding for a four-year program from Regional DevelopmentAgency, Yorkshire Forward.

In the past three years,Screen Yorkshire has attracted £45.7 million of inward investment, awarded over350 grants totalling £4.2 m, supported 223 businesses, provided financialsupport to 74 start-up businesses and created 520 jobs.