SIAN PRICE: CREATIVE DIRECTOR
With numerous network credits as a showrunner on series including Coast (BBC2), The Great Guide (BBC2) The People Remember (BBC1) andTime Team (Channel 4), Creative Director Siân Price is a factual programming power-house. She’s led teams of 5 through to 60 on a range of award-winning programmes from blue-chip specialist factual through to live events. Sian specialises in history/archaeology, features, living history and the arts. PD credits include Coal House (BBC1) Snowdonia 1890 (BBC2), Secrets of Stonehenge (Channel 4/ Nat Geo), One Born Every Minute(Channel 4), Beyond Boundaries (BBC2), The Real Vikings (Channel 4) and The Boats that Built Britain (Channel 4). Sian has worked at some of the country’s top independents (Diverse, Studio Lambert, Indus) as well as in-house BBC in London, Bristol and Cardiff. She is a multi-award winning radio producer (Radio 3, Radio 4, World Service) and the author of the best-selling book ‘If You’re Reading This’ – a history of soldier’s farewell letters.
SARAH STEVENSON: HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT
Awarded a Broadcast Hotshot In-Demand Talent for Unscripted TV in 2018, and with over 100 hours of commissions under her belt, Sarah’s passion for factual TV development is impossible to miss. From premium series like Netflix’s Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons, to blue light access docs like 999 Britain from Above for ITV, talent led WW2 Treasure Hunters with Suggs from Madness for History UK to popular consumer series like Ch5’s Secrets of your Supermarket Food, and even features meets obs doc shows such as Dirty Secrets of Britian’s Takeaways for Ch4, Sarah devises commissionable, returnable ideas across the UK, US and SVOD market.
Securing and winning exclusive access to people and places has long been one of her key talents, from passion projects with celebrities like Karren Brady on Why Do Men Earn More Than Women? for Ch5 to securing access to some of the deadliest maximum-security prisons around the world on Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons for Netflix and even helping a grieving father have the confidence to share the tragic tale of the loss of his daughter in Click for Murder on CBS. Throughout her career, Sarah has worked closely with several household names including: The NHS, NPAS, Jersey Zoo, Greggs, Nationwide Environmental Health Departments, UK Police Forces, The Air Ambulance & Yellowstone National Park. Sarah loves nothing more than the opportunity to walk in someone else’s shoes, collaborating with them and showcasing their story for the world to see and celebrate.
LOUISE BINDING: HEAD OF PRODUCTION
With over 20 years’ experience in the industry, Louise cut her teeth in drama before joining the BBC’s Factual department for over 15 years. As a Production Manager on countless network and regional productions she has led large teams on series including Coast (BBC2), The One Show(BBC1), Fugitives (BBC1) and Police Raids: Caught by Surprise (C5). She is familiar with working across all genres including Live OBs, Specialist factual and Fact Ent. Recently working with Cardiff Productions, she has successfully delivered the multi-episodic series Take a Hike (BBC2) and Stonehenge: The Lost Circle Revealed for Tomos TV (BBC2). Louise is adept at keeping across numerous budgets and schedules at once alongside line managing large teams and looks forward to using those skills as Yeti’s new Head of Production.
SIMON GREENWOOD: SERIES & EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Simon has over 20 years’ experience of producing factual content for a range of channels, as well as his specialist knowledge of obs-doc series. Prior to making his mark in the factual TV space, Simon worked as a Broadcast Producer and Reporter first in local radio, before taking on roles at BBC Radio 4 and Radio 5. Making the jump into live television, he played a major role in producing some of the UK’s landmark morning shows including The Big Breakfast (Channel 4) and This Morning (ITV). He then moved to the BBC where played a major role in producing hit series Watchdog and Crimewatch. As a Development Executive, Simon won commissions for BBC, ITV, Channel 5 and Channel 4, and has recently series produced Nightmare Tenants and Slum Landlords, which were recommissioned for 5 series and repeated globally. He also produced Rich House Poor House and Rich Holiday Poor Holiday for Channel 5, along with Sarah Beeny’s New Life in the Country and exec-produced Carry Ons at the Castle for Channel 4.
Eleanor Scott – Production Manager
Eleanor has worked in broadcasting for 10yrs, after running a catering and events business. She started in radio research at the BBC then moved into TV production, working across output ranging from drama to daytime to true crime. Her passion for television has seen her working primarily in production management but also across editorial roles, giving her a comprehensive understanding of the production process. Credits include Flog It (BBC1), Time Shift (BBC4), Race To Victory (History) and The Real Prime Suspect (CBS)
JOSEPH HAINES – SHOOTING AP
Starting out in post-production, Joey then crossed over to development before moving into production. Working across a range of programmes, Joey has helped gain access to sensitive subject matter, designed challenges, covered large scale makeover reveals, and has worked closely with contributors to help them tell their stories. He has been a Shooting AP on Garden Rescue (BBC1), Six Nations Sin Bin (BBC1 Wales) and Ross Kemp’s Volunteer Army (BBC1) among others as well as a Sequence Editor on Animal Airport (Channel 4). Joey is passionate about uncovering untold stories and highlighting issues that affect often unrepresented groups and works across production & development for Yeti.
GEORGINA PIKE: ASSISTANT PRODUCER
Georgina Pike started with Yeti as a researcher and is now an AP who has a passion for all things factual. She has worked in the development teams at Twenty Twenty, RDF and One Tribe TV, where she was involved in getting films for BBC One’s The ONE Show across the line for two years running. She has also been a Researcher on The Great British Dig (Channel 4) and Fighting For Air (BBC 2), and has previously worked as June Brown’s PA on Eastenders! At Yeti, Georgina works across production and development with recent credits including Edward VIII: Britain’s Traitor King and Spike Milligan: The Unseen Archive.
JESS ROSENWALD: PRODUCTION MANAGER
Jess joined Yeti a senior production co-ordinator on The Great Big Tiny Design Challenge and is now junior production managing a number of projects. Prior to Yeti Jess worked on a range of prime-time network factual for a range of independents including Take a Hike (BBC2), Cornwall & Devon Walks with Julia Bradbury (ITV1), The Hotel Inspector (Channel 5), Renovate Don’t Relocate (UKTV) and The Science of Stupid (Nat Geo).
Helja Aghajani: Production Coordinator
Helja recently relocated to the UK after beginning a career in TV in her native country of Sweden. She’s worked on a range of entertainment productions in her home country, delving into most aspects of the production process with an emphasis on both the editorial part as well as production coordination. Helja’s always been intrigued by real-life accounts and experiences, upon entering the TV industry she saw a chance to partake in the retelling of such stories. Combining her previous experiences and the possibilities the UK industry can provide, she is excited to further develop her abilities with Yeti.
JESSICA BALFOUR – RUNNER
Jess is a fluent Welsh speaker, living in Cardiff and recently graduated with a First-Class Honours degree in Media Production. Whilst studying, Jess did a variety of sound design, camera work, editing, as well as taking the role of being a Social Media Manager for one of the final projects. Having grown up in the picturesque county of Pembrokeshire, Jess has a keen eye for photography and is excited to gain more experience with Yeti.
TOM WARE: EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, Find it Fix it Flog it
Tom Ware is an Executive Producer for Yeti Media. He was previously an executive producer at BBC Bristol specialising in development, Daytime and Arts programming and where he created the smash-hit series Bargain Hunt. His credits include documentary, factual entertainment, factual formats, features, comedy and drama series for a wide range of UK and international broadcasters. His awards include RTS, BAFTA, Broadcast and an International Emmy and credits include Human Planet (BBC1), Animation Nation (BBC2), More than a Game (BBC2), Wanted Down Under (BBC1), The Fight (BBC2), The Indian Doctor (BBC1), Frozen at Christmas (Channel 4).