About Knight Ayton Management


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Helen Purvis, Senior AgentHelen Purvis, Senior Agent

Helen first worked at Knight Ayton in early 2000 and returned in Autumn 2010. She works across all areas of the company - broadcast and corporate with a particular role in development. She previously worked in television production.

Seth Lavell

Seth joined the Knight Ayton team in 2013. He spent a number of months travelling since graduating from the University of Nottingham in 2012. He handles corporate enquiries and manages logistics of booked jobs.

Nick Hulme

Nick joined Knight Ayton in January 2014 as office assistant. He supports and co-ordinates all diaries for the agents and manages our website and all social media.

Beth Warin

Beth joined Knight Ayton in April 2016, and works across both corporate and broadcast engagements. Her background is in television production and PR.

Natasha MayersNatasha Mayers, Accounts

Natasha has been with Knight Ayton since 2009 and has ten years of experience working in finance. She is a full member of AAT.

Paul March, Legal & Business Affairs

Paul joined Knight Ayton in 2014 and is head of Legal and Business Affairs. A former partner at Clintons in media and entertainment, Paul read law at Leeds University followed by a Masters in law (Intellectual Property) at University College London. Paul is a Trustee of the Radio Academy and writes on legal and media matters including for The Guardian, Broadcast, Herald and the legal publisher Lexis Nexis.

Moira Stuart Harry Wallop Sian Williams Jon Snow Angela Rippon Michael Buerk Suzannah Lipscomb Jennie Bond

30th Anniversary Year

Knight Ayton Management has an established reputation, representing the country's leading broadcasters in factual television: in news and current affairs and across the areas of history, science, business, consumer issues and lifestyle. Our clients include respected and distinguished legendary broadcasters such as Moira Stuart, Michael Buerk, Jon Snow, Angela Rippon, Jennie Bond, Nick Owen and Joan Bakewell, as well as top female presenters in the UK - Sian Williams, Samira Ahmed, BBC Breakfast's Louise Minchin, ITV's Nina Hossain, Channel Four News' Cathy Newman and Tazeen Ahmad, reporting award winning Dispatches for Channel Four.

Knight Ayton clients chair conferences, seminars and events and host award ceremonies. Many are accomplished after-dinner speakers.

We are able to offer recommendations for any occasion and budget as we are personal agents to all our clients, we have expert knowledge of who would be best suited to a particular event.

We represent news and current affairs journalists as well as expert factual presenters across a broad spectrum of business, the arts, history and sciences.

Of our historians Professor Niall Ferguson, Dominic Sandbrook, Suzannah Lipscomb and Professor Kate Williams present major programmes and series on BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four, ITV and Channel 4.

Our business and financial journalists and broadcasters include ABI Financial Journalist of the Year Adam Shaw. Adam regularly presents BBC Panorama and the acclaimed BBC World business series, Horizons. Martin Lewis is the moneysaving expert who has his own dedicated series on ITV alongside regular appearances on BBC One and BBC Radio together with his huge online following.

The depth and range of our pool of business talent is underlined by the presence of journalists such as Sunday Telegraph's Business Editor Liam Halligan, Bloomberg presenter Guy Johnson and CNBC anchor Geoff Cutmore.

Journalist Harry Wallop presents both current affairs Dispatches and consumer programmes for Channel 4. Angela Rippon and Julia Somerville present the hugely successful BBC One consumer series, Rip Off Britain which now spans Rip Off Live, Rip Off Travel and Rip Off Food.

Tim Harford is an economist, journalist and broadcaster. He is the author of "The Undercover Economist Strikes Back" and the million-selling "The Undercover Economist", a senior columnist at the Financial Times, and the presenter of Radio 4's "More or Less".

Jon Snow has won the Royal Television Society Presenter of the Year three times as well as 2 BAFTAs and the BAFTA Fellowship. Alex Thomson was named RTS Journalist of the Year in 2012 and Tim Sebastian has previously won the Richard Dimbleby BAFTA together with two RTS Journalist of the Year awards and Interviewer of the Year award.

Knight Ayton represents broadcasters on all major radio networks including Moira Stuart on the Radio 2 Breakfast Show with Chris Evans, who broadcasts to a weekly audience of over 10 million. Jane Garvey is the host of Radio 4's Woman's Hour, Samira Ahmed presents top Radio 2 arts show Front Row, Matthew Bannister presents Radio 4's The Last Word and Outlook on the World Service, Adrian Goldberg, (winner of the Gillard Gold Award for original journalism) hosts a daily topical programme on BBC WM, Radio 4's The Report.

Architecture and design is covered by architect Piers Taylor and architectural historian Tom Dyckhoff both presenting major series on BBC Two.


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