Yeti Television appoints Greenwood
January 19, 2023
Yeti Television has announced the appointment of Simon Greenwood as Series and Executive Producer.
Greenwood brings over 20 years’ experience of producing factual content for a range of channels, as well as his specialist knowledge of the Observational documentary genre.
Prior to making his mark in the factual TV space, Greenwood 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, Greenwood 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, Greenwood 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 shown on global channels and streamers including Netflix. 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 Carry Ons at the Castle for Channel 4.
Greenwood will be tapping into the full breadth of his varied experience, building on Yeti’s expanding slate of factual series and formats, as his appointment kicks off another busy year for the indie who last year made a range of programmes for BBC1, Sky Arts, Channel 4, Channel 5, CBS and More4.
Siân Price, Creative Director at Yeti, said: “Simon knows what makes – and how to make – a hit factual series. 2023 marks another year of growth for Yeti as we grow our slate and expand on our popular factual and format offerings. Simon feels a perfect fit for this next phase in both production and development and we’re delighted to have him on board.”
Simon Greenwood, Series & Executive Producer at Yeti Television, added “I’m very excited to be joining the team at Yeti, who are esteemed for crafting beautifully made TV series and one offs across a wide range of programming. Siân and her team encourage a collegiate and supportive culture, where people are valued, something I’m keen to play a part in. I also hope to add hours to their slate from a wide range of subjects in Factual TV as well as helping deliver some excellent series in production.”