Emma Parkins



Emma is a programme maker and Executive Producer specialising in global factual content for TV and digital.  She joined an expanding Alleycats in 2017. 

In her 15 year career, Emma has originated/co-originated and delivered a wide-ranging slate including BBC WW’s pop science You Tube channel Head Squeeze (now BBC Earth Online) and studio science-ent series Factomania, Smithsonian’s new docu-drama brand Make it Out Alive, Discovery/BBC Two’s inventive animation series James May’s Things You Need to Know, BBC Four’s returning flagship Digging for Britain, C5’s Hero in My Family and NatGeo’s Making History.  She began her career in the BBC documentary unit, making observational series like BBC ONE's Children’s Hospital.   

At Alleycats Emma’s focus is on developing returning brands and specials that combine great storytelling and visuals with access and emotion, to create new and compelling ways of experiencing the world.