Elissa McKeand (AUS )
Network Executive Producer

Elissa is an experienced factual television producer working across development and production on Foxtel’s unscripted slate. 

In her current role she is focused on original documentary series for LifeStyle, CI and History. As well as working with external producers, Elissa loves creating and producing content in-house, both screen and audio.  In 2019 she launched into making podcasts to support two of Foxtel’s original series; one history, one crime. In 2017 Elissa took a 15-month hiatus from Foxtel to executive produce and showrun Aussie Inventions That Changed The World, a series she created and developed under her company, SkinnyDip Pictures. Airing in June 2019, the 8x1hour hit broke numerous records including delivering HISTORY its highest channel share on the platform since 2009.  Elissa’s earlier credits include Coast Australia, River Cottage and Great Southern Land.


STYLE: Observational Documentary, Presenter Led/Participatory

GENRES: Crime, Factual Entertainment, Human Interest, Lifestyle, Social Justice, Travel & Adventure

FORMAT: Series, Single/One-off, Feature, Specials, Format, 30’, 52’/60’, Online, Multiplatform

BEST WAY TO PITCH?: Send overview email with pitch document and sizzle link (if available) to production@foxtel.com.au