Jazz Gowans

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Creative Director & Executive Producer, Nine Lives Media

Jazz is an award-winning creative leader and executive producer who founded and ran Transparent Television (part of the global Argonon Group) for over 15 years. Jazz has worked with all the major networks and has a proven skill and tenacity for popular factual TV with programmes currently showing in over 100 countries worldwide.

Recently named one of TV Collective’s top 50 diverse leaders in television Jazz is a BAFTA judge and chairs many awards juries/committees for BAFTA, RTS, Griersons and Broadcast. Before TV, Jazz spent over a decade as a celebrity/features journalist, writing for publications such as The Guardian and Vogue.

Her commissions include: A Very British Brothel, My Daughter Amy (Winehouse); The Band Aid Story; Britain's Forgotten Army with Joanna Lumley for Channel 4; ITV’s MOBOs: BBC2’s Restoration Roadshow; Botched Up Bodies, Hidden History of Britain with Michael Portillo, Queens of Pop: Aretha to Whitney for C5.