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Nutan Velji
Creative Director

Nutan is Alaska’s new Creative Director. Previously she worked in commissioning and executive produced across TV and digital platforms including BBC One, BBC Three, Channel 4 and YouTube Originals. Shows include the award winning Nelson Mandela Project, The Apprentice, The Young Apprentice and Hot Property. She has also created a number of formats which have sold globally including, Hot Property, Heartbreak Holiday, Old Jews Telling Jokes, Wedlocked and Almost Impossible Gameshow.

Her love of data, passion for audiences and a strategic approach to programming adds an innovative bonus to creative ideas – and she works well with talent and understands commissioner needs.

Nutan was a 2021 industry breakthrough leader and has been on multiple judging panels for BAFTA and Edinburgh TV festival. For the last 10 years, she was involved in curating and interviewing prominent industry leaders for the Edinburgh TV festival charity, Ones To Watch programme. She has also mentored a number of young people trying to break into the industry for Mama Youth and BBC Three.


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