Jon is head of comedy at Sky where he commissions and executive produces scripted comedy for Sky One, Sky Atlantic and Sky Arts.
His credits for Sky One include In The Long Run (Idris Elba), Stella (Ruth Jones), Ratburger (David Walliams), The Reluctant Landlord (Romesh Ranganathan) and Sick of It (Karl Pilkington). On Sky Atlantic his credits include the BAFTA Award-winning Alan Partridge: Scissored Isle (Steve Coogan) and Camping (Julia Davis). For Sky Arts he commissioned and exec produced the acclaimed Urban Myths (Gemma Arterton, Steve Pemberton, Rupert Grint), A Young Doctors Notebook (Daniel Radcliffe and Jon Hamm) and Nixon’s the One (Harry Shearer). Jon also exec produces Sky Comedy Shorts – a series of on demand short form films that have featured Jason Manford, Ross Noble, James Acaster, Katherine Ryan and a host of diverse and emerging comedy talent.
Prior to Sky, Jon was head of comedy at BBC Comedy North where he launched the BBC’s comedy operation at Salford Quays leading a team of producers who scored a number of hit shows out of the north of England. He has worked as a producer with various indies and also for BBC Radio Comedy.
He is a member of BAFTA’s Television Committee.