Iona Macdonald

Senior Development Researcher

Iona works in Tern’s Development team. Her role includes finding stories, generating new ideas, producing proposals, and preparing pitches for commissioners.

She started at Tern in 2021 as the office runner but showed a keen interest early on in working in Development and joined the team in January 2022. She’s been involved in key commissions including Scotland’s Sacred Islands with Ben Fogle (S2) (BBC2); Dr Xand’s Con or Cure (BBC Daytime) and Spooked Ireland (Discovery).