Nicole Kleeman

Nicole Kleeman

Nicole started her TV career at London Weekend Television before joining the BBC as a producer on Newsnight, The Money Programme, The Culture Show and Panorama, where she won two RTS Television Journalism awards and a BAFTA nomination.

She founded Firecrest Films in 2008. Her editorial responsibilities range from investigative current affairs to history, documentary and consumer programmes.

Most recently, her executive producer credits include Liar: The Fake Grooming Scandal for the BBC and Amazon Original series Three Mothers, Two Babies and a Scandal which was nominated for Grierson and Broadcast awards in 2023 and won the BAFTA Scotland factual series prize.

Her films often include extraordinary brand access, like Primark - How Do They Do it?, John Lewis - Trouble at the Tills and Channel 4 features series Secrets of the Supermarket Own Brands and Secrets of the Middle Aisle. 

For the BBC Nicole's Executive Producer credits include the single films Murder in Washington, Faith Behind Bars and The Secret Life of Our Clothes. For Channel 4 she has made undercover expose Inside Facebook - Secrets of the Social Network, alongside six part series Luxury For Less, the award winning Lifers Behind Bars (BAFTA Scotland factual series award) and the investigative single The Truth About Nike and Adidas which won the BAFTA Scotland award for current affairs.

Nicole has looked after more than 20 episodes of BBC1 Panorama and C4's Dispatches at Firecrest, and devised and executive produced Channel 4's flagship consumer series Supershoppers which ran for eight series, winning both BAFTA Scotland and RTS Scotland awards for Features and Factual Entertainment in 2016.