The Documentary Unit is the home of high quality, thought provoking and award-winning factual content. Powerful storytelling is at the heart of what we do. From The Met – Policing London and Undercover Police: Hunting Paedophiles to Thatcher: A Very British Revolution and Stay Free: The Story of The Clash – our distinctive, ambitious and informative output ranges from observational access to live programming, from premium co-productions series to podcasts.
Working with some of the most highly regarded experts and creators in the UK, The Documentary Unit entertain and educate audiences with distinctive authored content, driven by bold storytelling, a strong sense of purpose and a breadth of specialist knowledge.
Our Cardiff base specialises in Crime output. We have accumulated an unrivalled archive dating back almost four decades, as well as maintaining a highly-regarded reputation as programme makers within law enforcement and the crime genre.
Using audience insights and analysing evolving trends in the crime genre, the unit is now looking for a Producer who will work, along with an AP, to the Series Editor as a dedicated team to develop and win new business for the crime unit.
The team would be tasked with exploring opportunities, developing and writing proposals and shooting and overseeing taster edits.
This highly specialised but nimble team would work within the Crime Genre, collaborating with the Development team to secure significant growth for the Unit.