Jane Root

Jane Root

Founder & Chief Executive

Jane has been channel controller on both sides of the Atlantic: from 2004-2007 she was President at Discovery Channel US responsible for shows including  Planet Earth, Man vs. Wild, Deadliest Catch, Dirty Jobs, Grizzly Man and Man On A Wire. At the BBC2 in the UK (1998-2004) her hits included The Office, Top Gear, Great Britons, Restoration,The Apprentice and Coast. Prior to this Jane was a founding member of Wall to Wall Television probably best known in the UK for Who Do You Think You Are and in the US for PBS’s Texas Ranger House series. She lives in Washington DC with her family but enjoys collecting airmiles.