Meet the Team David DeHaneyCreative DirectorDavid launched Proper Content in 2017 producing entertaining programmes with social purpose. Highlights include ‘Suicidal: In Our Own Words’ for Channel 5, ‘Shame in the Game’ for BBC3 and ‘The School that tried the End Racism’ for Channel 4. David is an award-winning Director and Executive Producer who is responsible for numerous hit series and important documentary films spanning a twenty-three-year career. He has held senior positions in some of the UK’s leading production companies, including Love Productions, Firecracker and Nutopia. David has been a member of the Grierson Trust since 2014. Hannah ShelleyDevelopment ExecutiveHannah joined Proper in 2019 and is responsible for the ideas slate. Prior to this she held senior development positions at Icon Films, Double Act, Monkey Kingdom and BBC Current Affairs, after kicking off her career at Nutopia. Hannah has produced a number of successful documentaries including ITV’s ‘Am I A Murderer’ and Channel 4’s ‘My Week as A Muslim’. In addition to this, Hannah has accumulated a wealth of experience from working on productions across the factual genre including ‘Africa on Wheels’ for BBC2, ‘The Sex Clinic: Artist in Residence’ for Channel 4 and ‘Trapped in A Cult’ for Channel 5. Rachel TierneyDevelopment ExecutiveRachel joined Proper in 2021. Prior to this she held Development Executive and Head of Development roles at BBC Studios’ Documentary Unit, Century Films and Wild Pictures, developing everything from musical documentaries and specialist factual formats, to travelogues and criminal justice series. Rachel’s development successes include 21st Century Women (working title) for BBC Two, Camilla’s Kids Company: The Inside Story and The Billion Dollar Chicken Shop for BBC One, and Abducted on ITV1. In production Rachel has worked on programmes about infant and maternal mortality, family breakdown, transgender experiences and the history of racism. Her producer credits include feature docs like Welcome to the World for BBC One / PBS, and popular factual like ITV’s Dirty Britain. Fay ThompsonProduction ExecutiveFay joined Proper Content in December 2018 and manages all of Proper’s production output. With over 14 years of experience in the industry, Fay began her career at Tiger Aspect working on ‘The Restoration Man’ for Channel 4 and ‘Paul Merton’s Adventures’ for Channel 5. After that, Fay managed numerous prime time productions for some leading production companies. Highlights include; ‘The Fabulous Baker Brothers’ on Channel 4, ‘Inside the House of Commons’ for BBC1 and ‘Charles at 70’ for BBC1. Emran IslamJunior Production ManagerEmran joined Proper Content in January 2019 and has become a key member of the team, working across all of the company’s output and operations. Emran started his career at Hat Trick Productions in 2016 and went on to work on ‘Don’t Hate the Playaz’ for ITV2, ‘Made in Chelsea’ for Channel 4, ‘World’s Most Vicious Beasts’ for Channel 5 and ‘Dinner Date’ for ITV.