Who We Are

Peacock Productions is a collection of world-class storytellers, journalists, producers, directors, editors, cinematographers
and innovators dedicated to creating groundbreaking programming that consistently surpasses its clients’ expectations.

Team

Knute Walker

SVP Programming and Production /
Executive Producer
Knute Walker is an award winning producer, writer and executive bringing 25 years of production and editorial experience to his current role as SVP Programming & Production/Executive Producer ...

Soraya Gage

Head of Production and Operations
Soraya Gage is a 25-year veteran of NBC News and serves as Head of Production & Operations of Peacock Productions. She is also Vice President of Education and the General Manager of NBC Learn and The Parent Toolkit website ...

Aretha Marshall

Vice President / Senior Executive Producer
Aretha Marshall is responsible for talent development and producing series, documentaries and specials for Peacock Productions. Her credits include more than 200 hours of network television and major cable networks ...

Andy Cashman

Executive Producer
Andy Cashman joined NBCUniversal in 1999 and has been with Peacock Productions since its inception in 2007. Andy started his career as an NBC page, before working at Dateline and eventually Peacock Productions as an executive producer ...

Lloyd Fales

Executive Producer
Lloyd Fales joined NBCUniversal in 2011 as an executive producer with Peacock. He has run several series for Investigation Discovery, including Fatal Encounters, I’d Kill for You and Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall. Lloyd has also overseen specials ...

Elizabeth Fischer

Executive Producer
Elizabeth Fischer joined NBCUniversal in 1991 and has served as an executive producer at Peacock Productions since 2007. She has developed and overseen a wide-spectrum of well-received and highly rated projects for clients including History, A&E ...

Keith McKay

Executive Producer
Keith McKay has been with Peacock Productions as an Executive Producer on more than 200 shows including the highly rated, Navy SEALs: America’s Secret Warriors, Phelps vs. Shark, Killing bin Laden, and The McVeigh Tapes ...

Elizabeth Waller

Executive Producer
Elizabeth Waller joined NBCUniversal in 1999 and has been with Peacock Productions since its inception. She has overseen more than 100 hours of programming for clients including NBC, Discovery, TLC, The Weather Channel, A&E, MSNBC ...

Beth Lobel

Senior Vice President,
NBCUniversal News Group, Legal
Beth Lobel, Senior Vice President, NBCUniversal News Group, Legal, has been Peacock Production’s legal counsel since its inception and provides legal guidance on all aspects of Peacock Production’s ...

Richard Parent

Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs
Richard Parent joined NBCUniversal in 2016. Upon graduating with honors from New York University School of Law, Richard spent a short time as an intellectual property associate Irell & Manella in Los Angeles. He then made the transition into entertainment law ...

John Roarke

Senior Director, Finance
NBC News Longform
John Roarke is the Head of Finance for NBC News Longform Programming and Production, which includes Peacock Productions, Dateline, NBC News Archives, and NBC Learn. John oversees all aspects ...

Steven Flisler

Sr. Director, Production & Business Operations
Steven Flisler has been with NBCUniversal since 2006 and joined Peacock Productions in 2016. He oversees production management, budgeting, strategic initiatives and day to day business operations for Peacock ...

Jonathan Damour

Director, Technical Operations
Jonathan Damour joined NBCUniversal in 2000 and has been with Peacock Productions since its inception. He supervises editing, post-production and technical workflow for the business. Jonathan has been instrumental in making Peacock Productions into ...

Deborah Grau

Coordinating Producer
Deborah Grau joined NBCUniversal in 2015. As a coordinating producer for Peacock Productions, she is in charge of recruitment and manages the personnel. Deborah first started out with Peacock as a producer. Prior to joining Peacock ...

Patricia Nugent

Coordinating Producer
Patricia Nugent joined Peacock Productions in 2012. As a coordinating producer, she works closely with the executive team on project management and administration of post-production teams and schedules across the full slate ...