Meet The Team
Nik, our CEO, has 40 years experience in broadcast media worldwide. From being a nightclub DJ in his late teens, Nik has spent his career exploring radio and TV journalism and marketing, until forming Coleman Television in 2005.
Nik debuted Coleman Television worldwide with the hugely successful Plane Resurrection series.
Ellie, our Managing Director, has been with Coleman Television for 7 years,
making her directorial debut in 2020 with VE Day programming on Yesterday and Channel 4.
Ellie heads up the production team for some incredible projects in 2022/3, including
The Missing - a documentary exploring the cases of missing and murdered indigenous women in Oklahoma
Luke joined us in 2020 as Production Manager, however his skills were quickly utilised in other areas and he was appointed Production Director in 2021.
As with all the Creative Team, Luke shoots, edits and produces, and is overseeing our 2022/3 production schedule, totalling almost 60 hours of programming. Luke is the unflappable vital last link in our chain from edit suite to Broadcaster.
Byron is our Lead Editor, tackling some of our most challenging documentaries.
He masterminded the creative shape of our acclaimed UFO mystery series and has shaped the look and feel of History's Greatest Warbirds for 2022. Also a producer in the field, Byron has a full schedule ahead in 2022/3.
Will joined us straight from University and now heads up Creative Digital projects.
As digital and CGI Lead, he has created some of CTV's most exciting aviation and sci fi animation projects.
His attention to detail can be found in History's Greatest Aircraft, Foo Fighters, and Roswell:The Final Evidence.
Joining in 2021, Beth has risen to oversee pre production, as is a Project Producer. A vegetarian, her unlikely debut was with Shot of Hope, a controversial documentary looking at conservation hunting, a collaborative project with Yastreb Film. Beth sits on the production team for some of CTVs most hard hitting work.
Managing Director of our sister company, Fabulous Media, Sarah sits on our Executive Board and can often to be found advising on our new projects. She’s the co-creator and Producer of our first co-prod, ’Sew Fabulous’ for 2022/3.
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.
Sewall 'Spike' Culter
Spike, 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!