We’re proud to have one of the best teams in television!

As winners of the “Independent Spirit” award at the prestigious Yorkshire RTS Awards in 2018, the judges recognised how our commitment to development, training and teamwork was being reflected in our dynamic and immersive TV shows.

Our diverse team have filmed in extreme environments from the Arctic to the baking outback of Western Australia. We’re also the only production company with a full-time team of Technical Aircrew qualified to fly on UK air ambulances.

Our Team

Ian Cundall
Ian Cundall
Director, Exec Producer
Ian's passionate about flying and has punctuated his whole career with features about aviation. He's a former Editor of Network Television at BBC English Regions and Deputy Head of BBC North and led the BBC's Helicopter Heroes team for eight series.  He’s a qualified pilot.
Andy Joynson
Andy Joynson
Director, Exec Producer
Making a new series about classic cars is a dream come true for Andy. In a varied career he's worked as a series producer in current affairs, launched BBC One’s football show, Late Kick Off, and has worked with presenters as varied as rock legend Rick Wakeman and Richard Hammond.
Matt Richards
Matt Richards
Director, Series Producer
Matt is the Series Producer of Helicopter ER and 999 Rescue Squad as well as overseeing several other parts of the company. As a hands-on director, he's often found at the sharp end of our filming. He can often be found walking up mountains with his labrador, Barney.
Lesley Sayers
Lesley is our finance manager, looking after all our accounts and paperwork with many years of experience gained at the BBC. She’s also a keen golfer and was the first ever female President at her golf club.
Holly Pywell
Holly Pywell
Production Manager
Holly has quickly progressed from being a junior researcher fresh out of university, to one of Air’s most respected members of the production team. This led to her being shortlisted as the "One to Watch" at the recent RTS Yorkshire Awards.
Joe Foley
Joe Foley
Assistant Producer
Joe was officially the “One to Watch” for 2017 after picking up a coveted award as the most promising newcomer at the Royal Television Society’s Yorkshire Centre Awards. He’s one of our regular APs on the 999 Rescue Squad and Helicopter ER series.
John Anderson
John Anderson
John is a hugely experienced and award winning TV cameraman and works across all of our programmes. He specialises in documentary, current affairs and observational series and is also a qualified helicopter pilot.
Daniel Green
Daniel Green
Dan is a cameraman and editor with years of experience gained at the BBC. He's worked on major series in the UK and Australia and now works on our Helicopter ER and 999 Rescue Squad programmes.
Karl Ogden
Karl Ogden
Karl is one of the team filming the work of Yorkshire's HART paramedics for 999 Rescue Squad. He's previously worked on a wide range of shows including Shipwrecked, Hunted and Supervet. 
Steve Blears
Steve Blears
Producer
Steve is looking after our new Bangers & Cash series, following the work of a family-run car auction in North Yorkshire. As a former national news journalist Steve reported for BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat and Five Live, before moving onto programme making. Steve is a qualified drone operator.
Jenny Ramsden
Jenny Ramsden
Senior Researcher
Jenny works with Charlie to be the main point of contact for all the patients and other contributors who appear on our medical emergency programmes. Almost all of them are visited in person meaning Jenny spends a lot of the time driving around Yorkshire!
Charlie Wainwright
Charlie Wainwright
Junior Researcher
Charlie joined Air TV in October 2018 and is one of the team liaising with patients for our two medical emergency series, Helicopter ER and 999 Rescue Squad. Charlie graduated from Leeds Trinity University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Georgina Kiedrowski
Georgina Kiedrowski
George is a vastly experienced Self Shooting PD who is currently filming on our Helicopter ER Series. With an appetite for adventure, she's survived on The Island with Bear Grylls and worked on several other adventure series including Hunted and Loot.

Our Post Production Team

Warren Baxter
Warren Baxter
Lead editor
Warren is our lead editor, helping to shape the look of all of our programmes. He's previously worked for Sky, Al Jazeera, National Geographic and Discovery and is now based in our York offices.
Chris Timson
Chris Timson
Colourist and editor
Chris is our Colourist and Online Editor, grading and delivering our programmes to the broadcasters. He's a keen cyclist and pilot.
Simon Casson
Simon Casson
Editor
Simon is one of our editing team, working across 999 Rescue Squad, Helicopter ER and Bangers & Cash. He's worked for the BBC, ITV, Sky & Channel 4 editing all genres from Dispatches to Benidorm ER, Location Location Location and Antiques Road Trip. 
Bob Bradley
Bob Bradley
Editor
Bob is one of our editing team, working on both 999 Rescue Squad and Helicopter ER.
Kate Dobson
Kate is one of our editing team, working on both 999 Rescue Squad and Helicopter ER. She's worked on shows such as Emmerdale, Heartbeat and Touch of Frost - as well as editing game shows, documentaries and current affairs.  
Tom Vallance
Tom Vallance
Edit Assistant
Tom is one of the newest members of the Air TV team. He joined us in 2018 after completing his degree at Leeds Beckett University. He’s now our super-busy Edit Assistant, working across all our programmes to ensure all our footage is stored, copied and prepared ready for editing.