Natalka Znak is a multi-award-winning television producer who has created some of TV’s biggest hits, including Hell’s Kitchen, the international hit format Love Island and I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, currently in its 14th season in the U.K. She is currently the President of Znak & Co, the international production company she founded that specializes in entertainment, factual entertainment and factual formats, with offices in the Los Angeles and London.
Most recently, the company produced the two-hour special Meghan Markle: An American Princess for FOX and an eight-episode physical game show Revolution for SKY UK and FOX. Other recent credits include Game of Thrones fan shows Thronecast, Gameshow of Thrones and Thronecast War Room for SKY, West:Word The Ultimate Westworld Fan Show for SKY Atlantic, the landmark music documentary Trailblazers for SKY among many more.
Currently, Znak is an executive producer on season 10 of the Fox juggernaut hit MasterChef as well as MasterChefJunior.
Previously, she served as Chief Creative Officer and then Chief Executive Officer of Zodiak USA. Running production offices in both New York and Los Angeles she created and managed shows for History, Lifetime, A&E, OWN, TLC, Spike, CBS, NBC and ABC. Series included Secret Millionaire (ABC), Celebrity Wife Swap (ABC), truTV’s two highest rated series, Hardcore Pawn and Lizard Lick Towing, and the critically acclaimed Killer Karaoke.
Prior to joining Zodiak, Znak served as Controller of Factual Entertainment for ITV Studios in London where she was responsible for creating and producing UK hits including I’m Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!, Hell’s Kitchen, and Love Island. She brought the first two formats to the States, producing the first seasons of Hell’s Kitchen for Fox as well as I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! for ABC and NBC.
With over two decades of television experience, she has earned several awards for her work, including two BAFTA’s, Royal Television Society Awards, National Television Awards, and numerous Broadcast Awards.
Znak started her career in politics before moving onto current affairs and documentary programming.