Jessica Springer (USA)
Manager, Development
Nat Geo WILD

Jessie Springer is an Associate Manager of Development for the National Geographic Channels creative team.

She helps manage the development of wildlife and animal content for three major platforms: Nat Geo WILD, National Geographic Channel and Disney +.


National Geographic Partners LLC (NGP), a joint venture between The Walt Disney Company and the National Geographic Society, is committed to bringing the world premium science, adventure and exploration content across an unrivaled portfolio of media assets. NGP combines the global National Geographic television channels (National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo MUNDO, Nat Geo PEOPLE) with National Geographic’s media and consumer-oriented assets, including National Geographic magazines; National Geographic studios; related digital and social media platforms; books; maps; children’s media; and ancillary activities that include travel, global experiences and events, archival sales, licensing and e-commerce businesses. Furthering knowledge and understanding of our world has been the core purpose of National Geographic for 133 years, and now we are committed to going deeper, pushing boundaries, going further for our consumers … and reaching millions of people around the world in 172 countries and 43 languages every month as we do it. NGP returns 27 percent of our proceeds to the nonprofit National Geographic Society to fund work in the areas of science, exploration, conservation and education.


SEEKING: Wildlife and animal content – character-led series featuring vets, rescues zoos, etc. We are also looking for content for SharkFest and limited natural history series and specials.

STYLE: Presenter-led/participatory.

GENRES: Natural history & wildlife.

FORMAT: Single/one-off, series, specials.