The Tribe

Management Tribe

Dale Templar

Managing Director

Dale is a highly experienced senior producer who has worked in a wide range of factual genres. She has executive or series-produced numerous international co-productions for UK, US and international broadcasters. As SP she produced the double BAFTA and Emmy award-winning, landmark series “Human Planet” (BBC1/Discovery/BBC Worldwide). In 2011 she won the Royal Geographical Society Cherry Kearton Medal for Natural History Cinematography.

Dale is much in demand as an after-dinner, corporate and motivational speaker where she is able to draw on an extraordinary career spent in Earth’s wild places to talk about human endeavour and endurance and the planet’s inspirational wonders. Her travel writing sees her making regular contributions to The Daily Telegraph newspaper and National Geographic Traveller as well as many other publications. She is co-author of the Human Planet book.

Journalism-trained, Dale spent 22 years working for BBC TV across a range of departments including: science, natural history, documentaries, popular factual, and current affairs. Dale has worked in formats, structured docs, obs docs, magazines, drama recon and live events working with a range of budgets. She’s worked with many on-screen presenters including new talent. Dale is used to managing complex multi-camera productions with large teams and has been responsible for creating many new series from specialist factual blue-chip documentaries to popular factual and factual entertainment shows. She has filmed in more than 60 countries and in all environments including jungles, deserts, Arctic/Antarctica, mountains, oceans and hostile environments.

Dale has recently been working as the freelance Executive Producer of Bear Grylls: Mission Survive``, Britain’s Biggest Adventures with Bear Grylls (ITV1). She series-produced ``Bear Grylls’ Wild Weekends (with Miranda Hart & Jonathan Ross) (Channel 4), “Chris Tarrant’s Extreme Railways” (Five) and “Extreme Endurance: Race to the Pole” (Five).

Dale is Managing Director of One Tribe TV.

Owen Gay

Creative Director

Owen is a highly experienced executive producer with an exceptional track record in primetime popular factual formats and documentary television. He has successfully launched numerous series for a wide range of UK and international broadcasters including the BBC, Channel 4, Five, Discovery and NatGeo. He has worked in a wide range of genres including history, science and natural history documentary, obs doc, OB and events coverage and live magazines. He is used to running large production teams and managing complex budgets. Trained in journalism Owen is editorially rigorous, with excellent scriptwriting skills. He works closely with production teams to ensure visual flair and creativity, from shaping new formats through to the edit. He continues to direct.

Owen began his career at Channel Four News before moving to BBC News, working on Breakfast and Newsnight. In BBC Features he was the Editor of Watchdog, Crimewatch, Holiday (BBC1), Homefront (BBC2) and many more. As Executive Producer he was part of the team that brought RHS Chelsea Flower Show coverage back to the BBC. He created many BBC popular formats including Departure Lounge, The Flying Gardener, Holiday Hit Squad and Charlie’s Garden Army. His long-form documentary credits range from Cold Case (BBC1) and Million Dollar Moon Rock Heist (NatGeo, RTS Best International Documentary) to Fame: Remember My Name? (BBC1). As Commissioning Editor he was instrumental in the launch of The ONE Show.

In 2010 he left the BBC to work as Head of Popular Factual for Icon Films where his credits include: Sleepover at the Zoo (BBC4), Seven Days that Made the Fuhrer (Five), Secret Histories (Ch4), Betty White Goes Wild (NatGeo Wild), Animal Airport (Animal Planet), Secrets of Dead: Ben Franklin’s Bones (WNET/PBS).

Owen became Creative Director of One Tribe TV in February 2015.

Aisling O'Hagan

Head of Development

With 20 years’ experience in media, Aisling has worked in a wide variety of genres including live tv, children’s, comedy, reality and popular factual. Trained as a features journalist on The Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph she moved into tv current affairs and then onto The Big Breakfast, where she launched the careers of the Irish puppets Zig and Zag. She was also part of the Planet 24 Development Team that put together the original treatment for Survivor.

After 10 years working in corporate entertainment and branded content, Aisling returned to broadcast tv to produce the initial 3 series of The Only Way is
Essex, and then began a successful career working as development producer with a number of companies, including Optomen, Objective, Waddell Media, Channel 5 and BBC.

Luke Lovell

Series Producer

Series Producer Luke is also an experienced shooting Producer/Director and Editor specialising in factual and factual entertainment, particularly adventure formats and observational documentary. He is fascinated by people and what makes us human. His nose for a story has taken him all over the planet and he has produced in some of the most remote parts of the world...saying that, he is just as happy to work in UK, especially on his home turf in the South West.

Previous credits include: Bear Grylls’ Mission Survive (ITV); Seaside Rescue (BBC1); Bear Grylls Man V Wild (Channel 4) and DIY SOS (BBC1). He has worked with the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Discovery.

In addition to TV production, Luke also works in commercial media both for One Tribe Films and as a director of his own online/TV production company, making content for agencies based in Soho, London and others in South West England. Campaigns include work for Mercedes Benz, the NHS, and the World Society for the Protection of Animals.

Production Tribe

Jessie Anderson

Production Manager

Jessie joined One Tribe TV in 2015, working across development, production and post production. Before joining One Tribe she worked in live programming at ITV and also worked in pre-production research and development across a range of projects.

Jessie studied at the University of West London and has a BA (Hons) degree in Television and Radio Broadcasting.

Since joining, as well as working on various co-productions, corporate projects and taster shoots for One Tribe TV set both in the UK and abroad, Jessie has worked on both BAFTA nominated series of 'Extreme Wales with Richard Parks', BBC Obs Doc 'Richard Parks on Everest', the 2017/2018 / 2018/2019 ONE Show films, our BBC regional / BBC4 Documentary ‘Civilisations: The Remains of Slavery', BBC1’s 'The Truth About Antibiotcs', and Channel 4’s 'Inside The Bomb Squad.

Rory-John Anderson

Runner

At the grand age of two, Rory-John is our most junior member of the team and arguably most stylish, with an array of onesies which he regularly sports in the office. A grey whippet he is the office runner and arguably the fastest employee in television. Hailing from Stoke On Trent, Rory is currently on a part-time contract enjoying being in the office until lunch times. He thrives on doing the rounds for cuddles, attending meetings and most importantly…napping. He has made several appearances on BBC1’s The ONE Show, and is now learning to deal with his new found fame.

Lewis Garrard

Production Co-ordinator

Lewis is PC-ing the BBC1 and Channel 4 documentaries currently in production at One Tribe. Lewis assists across all aspects of TV production; his creative skill set also includes research, camera and editing skills. He studied Film Art for his Degree, and Fine Art for his Masters, where he had an installation film exhibited in New York. Before starting with One Tribe TV, Lewis worked on a range of projects including music video production and being part of the team rebranding Paignton Zoo.

Hailing from the rural county of Suffolk, Lewis is no stranger to the outdoors. He enjoys keeping active with a plethora of outdoor activities and he’s been a keen cyclist for as long as he can remember, even cycling to Amsterdam in 2008 for charity. A keen traveller, he has yet to find anywhere that has impressed him more than the Scottish Highlands.

Kate Hole

Assistant Producer

Kate joined One Tribe TV in June 2016, and is currently producing films for BBC1’s The One Show. She has also worked on Extreme Wales with Richard Parks. Her production experience has taken her all to all sorts of weird and wonderful places, and her favourite shoots are always the most adventurous. Highlights so far include following Richard Parks paramotoring across Wales, visiting the most remote pub in Britain on the Knoydart Peninsula and filming the Hairy Bikers recreating the Morecambe and Wise ‘Breakfast Sketch’ on a replica set that was built in a day. In addition to her directing, researching and production-coordinating experience, she has also worked in development on a range of series pitched to UK and international broadcasters.

Kate comes from rural Perthshire but studied for a first class degree in English Language at Glasgow University, where she also made documentaries for student radio. Her interest in people and places has taken her around the world, from remote North-East India to the Andes.

Cameron Howells

Researcher

Cameron continues to develop and grow at One Tribe TV, having worked his way up from Runner to Researcher. A fluent Welsh speaker, he recently worked on Iddi, One Tribe’s series of short films for S4C’s Hansh, which promote exercise, the outdoors and beautiful Wales - a project that kept him out of the office and in the wild heart of Wales. After a stint on BBC1's The ONE Show he is now working on two new One Tribe productions for BBC1 Wales.

With ambitions to become a camera operator, Cameron is no stranger to looking through a lens: he’s an amateur photographer, keen astronomer and enthusiastic bird watcher (his favourite bird is the Goldfinch).

Lara Lawman

Development Researcher

Lara joined One Tribe TV in June 2018 as a Junior Development Researcher. Fresh from Exeter University, Lara has a degree in Liberal Arts which includes modules in film and television, culminating in writing a sitcom for her dissertation.

Alongside her degree, she ran two theatre societies and directed and produced multiple touring theatre productions. She regularly presented for the student television station, covering events such as the General Election and Fresher’s Week which was shortlisted for a National Student Television Award.

Lara also enjoys travelling, screenwriting, and running her own theatre company.

Chloe Lewis

Production Co-ordinator

Chloe is the production co-ordinator in One Tribe TV’s Cardiff office, working on two new productions for BBC1 Wales. She began her career in the television industry on an apprenticeship scheme that saw her working on numerous BBC Wales programmes, including: The Wales Report with Huw Edwards; Gareth Thomas' Alfie's Angels and Young, Welsh & Pretty Skint. Since then, Chloe has been the production co-ordinator for a variety of Wales-based production companies making observational documentaries and factual programmes.

While Chloe is a Welsh Valleys-girl at heart, she now lives in Cardiff, regularly going to music and comedy gigs.

Mimi Templar-Gay

Researcher

Mimi has worked part time as a researcher and runner for One Tribe TV for almost 4 years and during her time with the company and has assisted on countless shoots, set up filming days and works closely with development on creating new ideas.

Whilst living in London, Mimi worked for Boundless Productions on the BBC One science/factual series Cats V Dogs and at Directors Cut, running for the edit suites.

Outside of One Tribe, Mimi is studying for her BA Hons at the University of Exeter where she recently directed a production of ‘BU21’ by Stuart Slade at the Thornlea Studios. She also received a Foundation Degree in Acting at the East 15 Drama School in London in 2017.

Alongside television and theatre, Mimi’s other passion is travel, which has taken her through 6 continents and most recently on a one month adventure to Sumatra.

Alex Rowe

Researcher

Alex is a junior researcher working on two new productions for BBC Wales out of One Tribe’s Cardiff office in Splott. She studied Media Production at the University of South Wales and graduated in 2016 with the Award for Academic Excellence. Since then she has worked with the Dragons (pro-rugby team) as their match day camera operator and production coordinator, as well as freelancing at other sporting events and conferences (including golf, flat-track bike racing, point-to-point horse racing). She has also helped make a couple short films including a documentary for BBC Wales.

Alex loves the outdoors, especially the ocean, and spends most of her time either, walking, horse riding or taking photographs of animals around South Wales.

Francesca Barbieri

Production Assistant

Francesca graduated from University of South Wales with a degree in Performance and Media. During university, Francesca worked as a supporting artist on many major prime-time dramas including Casualty, Sherlock and Doctor Who. After graduating, Francesca was then selected for the prestigious industry talent scheme ‘The Network’ as part of the 2018 Edinburgh International TV Festival. During this talent scheme, Francesca was involved in producing a 30-minute live TV show.

Francesca first started with One Tribe TV as a runner, before progressing to Production Assistant and Personal Assistant to Dale Templar and Owen Gay.

Outside of work, Francesca loves going to music festivals and travelling. Francesca’s favourite places to which she’s travelled are San Francisco and Rome.

Jack Moody

Researcher

Jack is a self-shooting researcher with several years’ experience in the media industry. He joined One Tribe TV in July 2018 and is currently developing and helping produce short films for The One Show.

Over the last two years Jack travelled across the UK working on DIY SOS, coordinating hundreds of contributors
and overseeing the logistics for each project, including the 2017 Million Pound Children in Need Build.

He graduated from The University of Nottingham in 2013, after producing a 30-minute film about the working lives of those who manage the natural environment in Royal Deeside, North East Scotland.

In his spare time Jack can be found outdoors, whether it’s playing rugby, flying his drone or hiking
with friends.

Matt Waddleton

Producer/Director

Matt is a shooting Producer/Director who loves telling unique, creative and engaging stories. Having grown up in the South West, Matt has travelled the globe, filming from Antarctica to Alaska. He has filmed people from all walks of life and loves to build trust and confidence in those around him.

Previous credits include: Gold Rush, World’s Toughest Drive, Crimewatch, A Matter Of life and Debt.

Tom Parry

Assistant Producer

Tom is an Assistant Producer who has had experience across a range of factual and entertainment television programming. Graduating in BA Journalism in 2013, Tom has a passion for story telling through the art of film. Having worked with teams of one to one-hundred, Tom prides himself on being able to adapt to any project; from high-end productions to solo shoots.

Previous credits include: BBC Panorama, Hunted, Spies, Extreme Cake Makers & A Matter of Life and Debt.

Technical Tribe

Jonathon Aiken

Camera Operator

Jonathon began working as a camera operator and camera assistant with One Tribe TV in June 2016. At the end of 2018 he went freelance, but continues to work across One Tribe’s productions.

Jonathon has been making short films since the age of 9, always having
wanted to work in TV. He is also a keen photographer. Jonathon met Dale when she watched his 30-minute documentary exploring ‘The Rise of Atheism in Today’s Youth’ – a production he made independently when he was just 17.

Jonathon likes to travel, visiting most of Europe, Southern Africa and most of South America in the last few years. Highlights have included Iceland, Turkey and Namibia.

Jonathon has been the principal camera operator on One Tribe’s upcoming BBC1 The Truth About…particularly enjoying alligator wrestling with Angela Rippon in the swamps on the Louisiana/Texas border. He worked on both series of Extreme Wales with Richard Parks, regularly shoots One Show segments and was also main camera on One Tribe’s Civilisations Stories: The Remains of Slavery.

Rob Taylor

Camera Operator

With 20 years’ experience in factual television and documentary production Rob has worked for every major UK broadcaster and National Geographic and Discovery Networks in the US and Asia. Rob specialises in filming in remote, difficult locations where keeping kit going, crew healthy and morale high is essential.

His experience ranges from being part of a 70-strong production for primetime entertainment series to managing small, entirely self-sufficient teams in some of the most remote and hostile corners of the World. He’s worked without power, accommodation or drinking water on expeditions in the jungles of Guyana, outback Australia, British Columbia and the Kamchatka peninsula in Eastern Russia. He has lived and worked in SE Asia, spent months shooting in the jungles of South America and braved the cold and altitude of Antarctica and Kilimanjaro.

A background in white-water kayaking and the outdoors plays a large part in this success. Rob loves filming in and around water and has excellent water safety, Media Diving HSE, Hostile Environment and trauma first-aid training.

His camera is never far from the action whether running alongside extreme endurance athletes, hanging from cliffs and helicopters or swimming alongside predatory fish as big as himself. Personable and relaxed Rob is always listening out for great content and building strong relationships with talent and contributors, as well keeping an eye out for the next great shot. He was principal camera on both series of Extreme Wales.

Recent credits include: Bear Grylls’ Mission Survive (ITV); World’s Toughest Army (BBC); Monster Fish (Nat Geo Wild US); Britain’s Biggest Adventures with Bear Grylls (ITV) and Xtreme Endurance: Race to the Pole (Ch 5). Rob has also had stills published in National Geographic Magazine.

David Stephens

Senior Editor

David is One Tribe’s senior off-line editor. Highly motivated and enthusiastic, he started working for One Tribe TV in 2015. He is a self-proclaimed post-production geek.

David has worked on a wide variety of programme genres from adventure documentaries to game shows. Regardless of the material and concept, David always seeks to craft the best product possible. With a keen interest in all things factual - moulding and shaping a story is his absolute passion. He also enjoys grading and mixing.

When he does get to leave his darkened edit cave, David visits as much of the outdoor world as possible. His recommends: South Africa's Table Mountain, Hungary's Memento Park and Pha That Luang Temple in Laos.

Samuel Webb

Junior Editor

Sam joined One Tribe TV in June 2018, working as an Edit Assistant. Graduating in Film Making and Creative Media at the University of the West of England in 2016, Sam has been working in the creative industry ever since. He joined us with a range of experience in producing, editing and shooting, having previously worked at Icon Films as a Production Technical Assistant.

Sam regularly spends time outside whether it’s camping with friends or just going for a run. He’s worked as a lifeguard in America during his university summer months of University and visited most of Europe whilst inter-railing.

Sonny Mackay

Production Technical Assistant

Sonny joins One Tribe TV as a recent graduate in Film & TV at the University of the West of England. He has been involved in numerous productions in and around Bristol, including feature films and camera operating for Bristol City FC - one of his career highlights as a huge football fan. Sonny’s passion for the industry was sparked whilst working on a high budget music video with a globally-known talent.

Having travelled through Europe, visiting countries like Slovenia, Switzerland and Italy, filming his own experiences while doing so, he's no stranger to the outdoors and is always on the look-out for his next challenge.

He hopes one day to become a camera operator in the industry.

Ian Forbes

Expedition and Safety Manager

Ian has been working with Dale Templar (One Tribe TV’s MD) since 2002 on the hit BBC 2 series SAS: Are You Tough Enough. Since then he has been offering his essential expedition expertise and safety support on a range of series including Human Planet (BBC1) and Bear Grylls: Mission Survive (ITV). Ian spent 25 years in the military before joining The Lifesigns Group as an expedition leader, taking school groups to remote locations. He has personally led well over 50 overseas expeditions and projects in many hostile and challenging environments. Ian has trained journalists in hostile environment skills and understands the production demands of taking crews to remote and adventurous locations. 
Ian is qualified as a Mountain Leader, has a range of NGB qualifications and is a Wilderness EMT (Emergency Medical Technician). He has worked in the field on all types of extreme environment and locations including deserts (he ran the infamous Marathon de Sable in 2014), high altitude (extensive experience in Nepal and Peru) and has excellent mountaineering skills.

Fergus O'Hagan

Web Developer