Meet the Essential Media Team

Chris Hilton

CEO & Executive Producer

Greg Quail

CCO & Executive Producer

Jesse Fawcett

President & Executive Producer

Australia & New Zealand

Brendan Dahill

General Manager & Executive Producer

Sonja Armstrong

Head of Lifestyle / Executive Producer

Sadhana Jethanandani

Head of Production

David Alrich

Head of Factual & Executive Producer

Denise Anderson

Associate Producer & Head of Marketing

Lauren Peacock

Head of Commercial Partnerships

Michelle Hardy

VP of Scripted

Sam Griffin

Head of Documentary & Specialist Factual

North America

Lindsay Wilkinson

Executive in Charge

Paul Taylor

Head of Development

Kate Walker

Director of Development

Simonne Overend

VP of Scripted Development

Neil Sommerlatte


Kaleb Keene


Marnella Stout

Financial Controller