Steve Carsey Managing Director +
International media executive Steve Carsey has joined Bertelsmann as Managing Director of the Audio Alliance UK and Storyglass. In this capacity, he heads up the group’s international podcast interests, working across Fremantle (television), Penguin Random House (publishing) and BMG (music), as well as with external partners. Previously Steve was the Senior Director for International English (Originals) at Audible, where he managed content strategy and greenlit more than 200 podcasts over 6 years. Credits include 'Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman' (#1 New York Times Bestseller), 'Sun King', 'Michael Caine’s Heists', 'West Cork', 'Body of Proof', 'The Kurupt FM Podkast', 'Beautiful Brain', 'Murderbilia', 'Alien: Out of The Shadows', 'Stephen Fry's Victorian Secrets', 'Sleeping with David Baddiel', 'French and Saunders: Titting About' and 'From The Oasthouse: The Alan Partridge Podcast'. Steve was Audible’s first hire in their Originals team in 2014 – and was one of the architects of their global audio entertainment strategy. Prior to his focus on mainstreaming audio entertainment, Steve was a veteran of the television and digital video worlds, where he ran creative divisions and businesses for some of the UK’s largest independent producers. As a showrunner, he had an international reputation for creating, producing and launching global events and entertainment hits, working across music, reality, sport, children’s and youth programming.
Hannah Marshall Development Executive +
Hannah Marshall is an award-winning producer and exec producer, with over a decade's worth of experience creating audio, and a specialism in factual long-form. Her narrative credits include ‘Blood Territory: The Death of Jimmy O’Connell’, a multi-layered true crime series set in the Australian outback and ‘Debutante: Race, Resistance and Girl Power’. She has a wealth of experience working with high-profile talent on shows including ‘Tan France’s Queer Icons’, ‘Derren Brown’s Bootcamp for the Brain’ and ‘Michael Caine: Gangs’.
Alex Hollands Executive Producer +
Alex is an award-winning executive producer, specialising in narrative and long-form scripted audio content. With more than ten years' experience in audio production, she has a significant track record of championing and launching original ideas across multiple genres, including docs, factual entertainment, comedy and drama. Credits include 'Heroes with Michael Caine' and ‘28(ish) Days Later' along with hit entertainment series such as 'French and Saunders: Titting About'.
Kerry Luter Head of Production +
Kerry Luter is an award-winning Head of Production with over 20 years’ experience of making audio content. She has been responsible for hundreds of shows across BBC and Commercial radio as well as award winning podcasts. Kerry has helped develop projects for clients including BBC Radio, BBC iPlayer, Sony, Technics, Panasonic, Warner Music, Audible and Sky Arts.
Tolly Maggs Production Coordinator & Executive Assistant +
Prior to joining Storyglass, Tolly was an Editor at Titan Publishing for 5 years, launching a range of film, television and video-game licensed books, comics and magazines working with top licensors including DC, Disney, Sony and Microsoft, all while providing support for their senior leadership team. He was script assistant and runner for Neil Gaiman's Sandman Audible audiobook series, the #1 bestselling New York Times Audio Bestseller.