Jazz Gowans

CEO, Creative Director & Executive Producer

jazz@transparent.tv

After studying Journalism at London’s City University, Jazz began her press career as a music journalist, touring with the likes of Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Nirvana and The Mission!

Jazz then had a 15 year feature writing career with national newspapers and magazines, including The Mirror, Elle Magazine, The Sun, Vogue, The Mail On Sunday’s ‘You’ Magazine, The Face and The Independent.

She moved into TV production in 2003 and founded Transparent Television in 2006. Jazz has been at the heart of Transparent Televisions output, highlights of which include: C4 documentary Queer As Old Folk (2006), BBC2’s format Restoration Roadshow (2009), C4’s Documentary My Daughter Amy (2010), C5’s Botched Up Bodies – she created this lightly formatted observational documentary series in 2012 with series seven TX’ing in Autumn 2016 as a celebrity version – BBC3’s awards winning documentary The Boy Who Wants His Leg Cut Off, C4’s Grierson nominated Documentary A Very British Brothel and ITV2’s MOBO: Paving The Way.

She is a voting member of BAFTA and speaks five languages!

At home Jazz enjoys Scandinavian drama, French wine and Indian food.