Person details

Storytelling is Mikko’s passion. His specialty is the unique combination of experience in content and business. His skills include hands-on television production and the international business of television rights.

Mikko’s background is in television journalism and reality shows. He’s experienced in field production (hosting, reporting, editing and producing). And for the past four years, he has worked in international and domestic program acquisitions.

Mikko landed his first job in television through an open casting call when he was 19 years old as a VJ and studied and lived in Los Angeles 1996-2001.

Currently, he is working on Finnish versions of “Next Top Model”, “Single Moms”, “Fear Factor”, and a weekly live talk show called “Maria!”. He is also developing pilots for 2009 and just took on a new position as Head of Programming at Channel Four in January 2009.