Meet the Team

We are a small and dedicated team, working from our studio in Stanley, the capital of the Falkland Islands. All content is produced in-house making us personally invested in all aspects of our content.

Hannah Newton

Station Manager

Hannah is from Surrey and graduated from Falmouth University in 2016 with a degree in Journalism.

She arrived in the Falkland Islands in March 2018 and is loving life in the southern hemisphere meeting lots of new and interesting people.

Oliver Thompson

Broadcast Journalist

Oliver is from Yorkshire and studied Geology with Ocean Science at Plymouth University. Having taken a gap year living in Tanzania, he graduated with a MA in Producing Film and Television in 2018.

He has thrown himself into life in the Falklands, joining the short mat bowls team and taking part in the first archaeological dig at Bennett’s Paddock.

Katharyn Daniels

Deputy Station Manager

Katharyn is from Worcestershire graduated from the University of Lincoln in 2019 with a degree in Journalism.

She is looking forward to seeing all the wildlife the Falklands has to offer as well as getting to meet lots of new people.

Jonny Burke

Broadcast Journalist

Jonny graduated from the University of Leeds in 2020 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and couldn’t turn down the chance to swap Covid-19 lockdowns in the UK to filming on the Falkland’s endless white beaches.

Fancies himself as a bit of a sportsman but hopeless at darts, the islands unofficial national sport! 

FITV Alumni

Our past team members have gone on to many different careers in the media world, including working for ITV, MTV and a successful vlogger.

Caiti Beattie

Caroline Scott

Christopher Watters

Daniel McGill

Federica de Caria

Glen College

Hannah Smithson

Jake Dix

James Page

Josh Saunders

Kyle Knappett

Michelle Winnard

Milda Šukytė

Paul Zeller

Paula Fowmes

Station Manager

Paula has been Station Manager at FITV since it very first began in March 2011, apart from a year’s break when she took charge of advertising.

Paula has always had an interest in photography and filming. She also writes fiction under pen names: Rita Seagull and Deason May.

Sherri Willis

Sophie Dulson

Stephen Hope

Thomas Stockting

Tom Mansell

Animator

Tom has been working at FITV through the Falkland Islands college. His role is mainly 3D graphic design, incorporating these skills into animation, with the famous 3D sheep being his speciality.

Tom aspires to study animation in the UK in the future.

Traighana Smith