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FactualWEST is a one-of-a-kind, one day conference for mid-career and senior creators, producers and crew working in factual, lifestyle, reality and documentary television. We bring together top showrunners, broadcasters, creators and producers for a day of workshops designed to help you increase your skills, learn practical tips and get useful insights you can use move your career and your projects forward.
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Beth Wichterich

Executive Producer/ Show Runner
New York, NY

Emmy Award-winning Television Producer responsible for 100’s of hours of prime-time network television over the last 20 years.

EP/showrunner responsible for all aspects of creating original TV series including envisioning the concept for the series, pitching and selling the concept to various networks, casting, creating format, overseeing pre-production, production and post-production through to network delivery. Hire and oversee field crews of up to 30 people, post crews up to 40 people with as many as 17 edit rooms working concurrently. 

Each series created has gone on to multiple seasons. 

Created and launched hit shows such as:

Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (Bravo)

Swamp People  (History Channel)

Yukon Gold ( History Channel, National Geographic)

Cold Water Cowboys (Discovery Channel)

Food Finds  (Food Network)

MSF: Life in the Field (National Geographic)

As a storyteller, I can take any concept and deliver a series the audience wants to watch.  Whether it’s developing a concept originated by a client or conceiving an original concept, I have consistently delivered exciting, highly-rated television series.