Meet The Team
17+ Years l 50+ Films l 5+ Awards
Founder & CEO
Nik, our CEO, has 40 years experience in broadcast. Nik has spent his career exploring radio and TV journalism until forming Coleman Television in 2005.
Nik debuted Coleman Television worldwide with the hugely successful Plane Resurrection series. Nik's proudest achievement as CEO is never having had his own office!
Ellie has been with Coleman Television for 9 years, making her directorial debut in 2020 with shows for Yesterday and Channel 4.
Ellie heads up the production team which enjoyed such success in 2023 with programming for the 60th anniversary of the assassination
of John F Kennedy. She won multiple awards for 'People Like Us', and is an enthusiastic paddle boarder.
Luke joined us in 2020 and was appointed Production Director in 2021. As with all the Creative Team, Luke shoots, edits and produces, and oversees our production schedule, totalling almost 80 hours. Luke is the unflappable vital last link in our chain from edit suite to Broadcaster, covering projects in the UK and USA. He's also a former professional rock guitarist.
Byron is our Lead Editor, and part of our cinematography team, tackling some of our most challenging documentaries. He masterminded the creative of our acclaimed UFO mystery series & has shaped the look and feel of History's Greatest Warbirds. Working between the UK & USA, Byron is an expert stills photographer and modified car enthusiast
Social Media Lead
Dr David J Hall
CTVs longest serving non Director, Rachel has grown from a shy intern to a fully fledged filmmaker with years of experience. Camera operator and talented editor, Rachel has won multiple awards for 'People Like Us' and 'For Military Merit. Amongst her more unusual roles, Rachel stepped in recently in front of the cameras for a reenactment sequence.
Liv joined us as part of our graduate training scheme, working primarily on pre-production. An Alumni of Lincolnshire University Liv flows between research on fast jets, background on historical characters and ensuring our content is fact checked before it leaves the building. Liv is a well known 'cat whisperer!'.
Ellie joined us at the start of 2023 as a further member of our graduate training scheme. A Graduate of Norwich University of The Arts, Ellie majored in fashion media but has quickly turned her attention to our burgeoning social media output in support of our programs and clients. Ellie is our pool of calm in an often boisterous office!
Long time collaborator Dave Hall, Award winning CEO, long term 'student of the mind' has our wide ranging remit as 'co-creator'. David, already known worldwide for his on screen work in the 'Final Evidence' series, and as the voice of 'Historys Greatest Aircraft, now expands his creativity to drive new engaging projects such as 2024's 'Lord Lucan: Final Evidence"
Dylan joins us with an impressive background in cinematography, including work with Martin Scorsese on ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’. He’s helming productions in our Oklahoma Facility.
Our long time in house historian and the driving force providing the factual background for many of our shows. Ian also frequently appears on Plane Resurrection, History's Greatest Aircraft and other history used shows. He’s a legend within the aviation community as well as a successful author.
Sarah comes from an extensive financial advisory background, and joined the company from a long stint at Grant Thornton. She looks after our Financial Operations by day, but she's also a Producer in her own right, and collaborates on a range of new projects. Somehow she combines this with being a mother of two!
Sewall 'Spike' Cutler, our expert lawyer and a 20+ year colleague of the Directors, keeps us on the straight and narrow, as our counsel and legal advisor. He makes sure everything we produce is legal, proper and decent, like him, and he’s also the only one of us with a Pilots Licence!
Steve brings his extensive experience as a regional film commissioner to exciting and innovative projects in broadcast, theatrical distribution and online platforming. He's currently developing our 2024 USA roster.
At Coleman Television we are always on the look out for new talent, whether its in the UK or the US. If you are interested in becoming apart of our team, please email or call us and we will get back to you when we can! Below you will find our contact details.