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National Geographic Channels
Alan Eyres is an award winning producer and executive, currently SVP Programming and Development, National Geographic Channels.
As head of LA and NY offices of National Geographic Channel, Eyres’ oversees production and development across 200 hours of television, responsible for some of the most high profile series on the network including Ultimate Survival Alaska, Wicked Tuna, Life Below Zero, Brain Games and The 80s: The Decade that Made Us.
Eyres previously worked at Discovery, where he most recently served as acting VP with responsibilities across development and production on blue chip series including the Emmy Winning Human Planet and series Penn and Teller Tell a Lie and specials such as Your Body on Drugs, Why Is Sex Fun?, Hudson Plane Crash: What Really Happened and some of the top-rated Shark Week episodes.
Prior to coming to Discovery in 2007, Eyres worked for 10 years in production in the U.K., producing nonfiction television for both the U.S. and U.K. markets, including the Emmy and Bafta-nominated Krakatoa: The Last Days for the BBC.
Speaking on: 30 MINS WITH Alan Eyres, National Geographic Channels