Jen McAuley

Head of Production, Tyson Media

Jennifer has over 30 years experience working in factual and documentary programming. She has worked in all aspects of production from showrunning to directing to writing, as well as on the broadcast side as a Production Executive with TVO and CBC. With hundreds of hours of programming under her belt, she has produced for a variety of North American networks with shows such as Restoration Garage (MotorTrend, Velocity), My Worst Nightmare (T&E), Celebrity Damage Control (Reelz TV), Best Evidence (Discovery), Superhumans (TLC), and Room to Grow (Global TV).

Jennifer has written for How the World Ends (Discovery), Boogeymen (Travel), and Stranger in the House (ID), as well as children’s factual series CG Kids (TVO, APTN, Discovery Kids) and multi-award-winning Zoboomafoo (PBS,TVO, CBC) and Kratts’ Creatures (PBS, TVO). Working as a development producer with a variety of companies such as CMJ Productions, Pixcom, ComediHa!, and DATSIT Studios International in Montreal, and Cream Productions, AJE Productions, Ellis Entertainment and Summerhill Entertainment in Toronto, Jennifer has helped greenlight and acquire development funding for numerous series. She created and went on to produce Million Dollar Genius (History Channel), and CG Kids (TVO, APTN, Discovery Kids), which she produced for three seasons. Jennifer first joined the Tyson Media team as content producer on Pets & Pickers (Animal Planet).