As Content Development Director of Czech TV, a public broadcaster, Jan oversees a group of 15+ creative producers and 500+ projects in all TV genres, including drama, entertainment, factual and documentary, as well as children programs. His team is responsible for in-house development and production, as well as commissioning from independent producers. In addition, the development team also manages co-production of cinema projects and international co-productions.
The development team creates all premier non-acquisition content for four channels, representing over 100 hours of drama per year. In recent years, Czech TV has consistently kept a market share of around 30% with high viewer satisfaction. Czech TV regularly co-produces with ARTE and public broadcasters in Austria, Germany and Slovakia.
Previously, Jan worked as Content Development Director at CME Group, in print media and in information technology consulting. Jan´s lifetime interests include music and film (as well as film music).
His creative producer credits include:
As a musician, he has played bass guitar in several well known Czech bands, including Vltava (1986-1991) and Zuby nehty (2011-today).