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Top TV Ltd (Operating as Choice TV)

Choice TV is New Zealand's first broad appeal free-to-air TV channel launched in more than a decade and offers viewers an exciting and interesting range of p...

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Auckland, New Zealand
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2012
  • Employees 8
  • Website choicetv.co.nz

Company Summary

Choice TV is New Zealand's first broad appeal free-to-air TV channel launched in more than a decade and offers viewers an exciting and interesting range of programmes twenty four hours a day, seven days a week. Choice TV's programming centres on entertainment, information and lifestyle content from around the world. The channel broadcasts on SKY channel 78 and Freeview Channel 12

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    Julia Baylis
    Director of Programming & Acquisitions

    Julia Baylis is Head of Programming & Acquisitions at Choice TV. She has spent the past five years as Head of Programming and Acquisitions for Living Channel and Food TV. Prior to this Julia spent eight years with Television New Zealand in the Programming area of the company – the majority of her time with the network as Head of Programming for TV2.

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    Alex Breingan
    Managing Director

    Alex Breingan is Managing Director of Choice TV. Alex was formerly Channel Manager for Sky TV's Food TV and Living Channel, and spent 15 years in radio including time as Mediaworks Radio Operations Manager and Assistant Programme Director for both More FM and RadioLIVE. He began his career in the mid 1990's in UK commercial radio and later as a producer at the BBC before moving to NZ in 2002.

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    Laurie Clarke
    Director

    Laurie Clarke has been with Top Shelf as executive producer, producer and director since 2002. Prior to that he worked as a current affairs producer with TV3 and in various TV roles in Australia with the ABC.

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    Vincent Burke
    Director

    Vincent Burke established Top Shelf Productions in 1988 and has made iconic documentary and factual programming including iconic series like Target, What's Really In Our Food?, Immigrant Nation, Frontier Of Dreams and Media 7.