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Adam Jacobs

  • executive producer
  • 21/04/2021
Full time Consultant Executive Management Producer / Production Content Creation

Personal Summary

Development Consultant, Executive Producer and former commissioner, with 18 years' experience
of unscripted programming at broadcasters and production companies, with a strong track record
of developing content and winning new business.

Commissioned, developed & executive produced premium documentaries for both the UK and
international markets with strong relationships with commissioners both in the UK and US.

Confident pitcher of ideas who works well with development teams to generate new factual

content.
With a background in specialist factual and factual entertainment, I have a passion for arts, culture
and music-based documentaries, developing my own slate of ideas for both single documentary
and series in this space.

Previous experience co-producing content with international broadcasters and managing
extensive content pipelines across Europe, alongside acquiring award winning titles within the
factual and factual entertainment genres.

Managed high performing teams and able to work to tight deadlines, making high profile
decisions within pressured environments.

K EY SK ILL S
Combined creative and commercial
experience.

Idea development, pitch writing and
design.

Executive producing, client and team

management.

Commissioning, co-production
development, deal making & financing.

Acquisitions / programme buyer.

Programming strategy implementation
for channels.

Budget management.

Education

Diploma in Production Management - Film
- Jan 2004 London Academy of Radio
BA (Hons) - History
Jan 1998 - Jan 2002 Kingston University
A-Levels - Art, English
Jan 1991 - Jan 1998 Westcliff High School for Boys