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Joint Managing Director
Steve is an award winning executive producer with over 20 years of production experience in television, radio and emerging technologies.
He is the Joint Managing Director at Rival Media, making shows for grown ups as well as kids such as What Shall We Do Today (Playhouse Disney), Mission Beach (RTE) and is currently in production with a 48-part entertainment reality series shooting in the Jordanian desert.
Previously, Steve was Producer on the RTS & BAFTA winning series SMTV/CD:UK and more importantly the voice of Chums.
In 2000 Steve was appointed Executive Producer at Disney Channel where he led the studio and production teams, producing factual, entertainment, sports, music and live programming for a variety of broadcasters and produced the BAFTA Award winning show, The Disney Channel Kids Awards and the BAFTA Award winning series Star Ticket Active. In 2004 he was Executive Producer of another BAFTA nominated show, Madabout. He also notched up three further New York Festival Finalist Awards and was named a Broadcast ‘Hot Shot’.
In 2005, Steve joined Warner Brothers International Television as Director of Production. Whilst at Warner Brothers, he was responsible for the development, production and supervision of all Warner television formats created outside the US. Genres ranged from sitcoms to reality, from factual to entertainment. He rolled out ABC’s The Bachelor internationally and was at the forefront of WB’s move into scripted formats and sitcoms such as Perfect Strangers, Suddenly Susan and Full House.
Steve is Dad to a monkey called Millie.