Marius Hoel (42) started working as a freelancer for independent film production companies in 1990, before he got his degree in Media and Journalism at Volda University College(1993-95). He began his career at NRK in 1995, first as a journalist and director of documentaries, later as producer and executive producer. He has worked with a diversity of television programmes and genres, such as music series (“Lydverket”), animation (“Halvseint”), documentaries (for the Youth Department “U”), live-events, award shows, factual entertainment and light entertainment. In 2012, he produced the 24-episodes drama series “Julekongen” for the children`s channel NRK Super. He now works as an executive editor at NRK’s Arts and Culture Department.