who we are
we do talent have over 12 years experience consulting
within talent management, working with a variety of clients,
in both broadcast TV and branded content
who we are

we do talent have over 12 years experience consulting within talent management, working with a variety of clients, in both broadcast TV and branded content


Nicky Searle

MD & Chief Connector

Nicky started her career in TV, as an unpaid intern at MTV Networks in the 90s; interviewed countless artists, directed multi camera live performances, travelled the world for work, and produced many of the major league presenting talent of today.

Moving into off screen talent management in 2007, she has since held Head of Talent roles at Optomen, NBCUniversal International, and Dragonfly before setting up WDT in 2015.

Having crewed up some of British televisions’ most successful, well-loved and award-winning formats, Nicky has over twelve years experience of tracking the movers and shakers in this industry on their respective career paths, and the reputation of working with the best talent, and the leading production companies in the business.

Christina Christophorou

Brighton Connector


Before she started seeking out the best TV talent to work in Brighton and the South Coast, Christina produced and directed fact ent formats including: The Apprentice, The Great British Menu, Gordon Ramsay’s Great Escape, Sun Sea & Suspicious Parents and Supersizers Go!. As an accomplished Development Executive, Christina also worked up the format for The Great British Bake Off and headed up the development team at Jamie Oliver’s company Fresh One.

Rebecca Pattinson

Social Creative


Our resident social media expert; Rebecca specialises in creating content that excites and delights social media audiences, sparking conversations and inspiring engagement. She’s worked on a variety of campaigns for a wide range of brands and broadcasters including the BBC, Sky, NBC Universal, General Motors, Aldi, Jose Cuervo and Goldman Sachs. She’s joined the WDT family to run our busy social feeds and help us to reach a wider range of talent for our clients.

Garret Keogh

Social Connector


Garret is leading our push into social media, digital and agency recruitment. Having run his own successful social media agency, Garret has managed big global teams and led content campaigns for BBC, ITV, Sky, Channel 4, Red Bull and more. As a freelance consultant he has led global digital campaigns for MTV and others as well as building his own coaching and mentoring business.

some of our clients…

From obs docs to specialist factual, live studio to constructed reality and of course the rig…. wdt’s credits include…

The F Word, Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares, Mary Queen of Shops, Horizon, The Great British Menu, Heston’s Feasts, Made In Chelsea, The Hotel, The Auction House, One Born Every Minute, Modern Times, The Children’s Hospital, Mary Portas’ What Britain Bought, MPs Behind Closed Doors, Reggie Yates: Life & Death in Chicago, Raised Human, Jacques Perretti’s The Deal, Generation Rent, Grand Prix Driver, Village of the Year, Hidden Coastal Villages, Seven Year Switch, Stephen: The Murder That Changed A Nation, The Real Narcos, Britain’s Cocaine Epidemic, Lockerbie: The Unheard Voices, Fred and Rose West: The Real Story with Trevor McDonald, The Nile: 5000 Years of History, Mountain Vets, Drive To Survive Series 1 & 2, The Repair Shop, and new for 2020 the first TX of C4’s Inside Missguided, Netflix’s The Lost Pirate Kingdom, ITV’s Mainline, plus Long Way Up, Done Deal, and the launch of C4’s new 4Real Strand…

creative talent.

we’re always looking for talent to work on permanent and freelance roles across the creative production industry.

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production resource.

wdt responds to the industry’s need for well informed recruitment decisions.

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