WhitebaitMedia is a modern, purpose built production house situated in central Christchurch. With the largest and most well equipped studio Facilities in the South Island. Whitebait has been creating quality television and commercial content for New Zealand and international audiences for over 24 years.
Janine is a highly experienced and leading producer of childrens’ television in New Zealand. A successful businesswoman and multi-tasker, in 2009 Janine was recognised with an "Entrepreneur of Year" award by WIFT (Women In Film and TV). It was the same year she opened the doors to WhitebaitMedia’s stunning brand new, purpose built television production Facility in Princess Street, Christchurch.
Jason is been one of New Zealand’s most loved broadcasters. An acclaimed and versatile television and radio personality he’s also a director, writer and producer. The face of kids TV in the 1980’s Jason has also hosted many popular shows from Dancing with the Stars to Wheel of Fortune. Named best presenter at the Qantas Media Awards (2007, 2008, 2009) and New Zealand’s funniest man on Television (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009). As a husband and wife team, Jason and Janine Morrell-Gunn created WhitebaitMedia.
Producer ‘Brain Busters’
Reuben loves the challenge of creating and producing "Brain Busters", a popular TVNZ 2 weekday game-show, full of educational content packaged in a series of games. He also produced the much loved TV show Fanimals.
Producer 'The Feed'
Adam Percival is the Producer of The Feed, a brand new destination for 11-16 year olds each weekday afternoon on TVNZ2 and online. Adam has also produced the mind bending, puzzle filled escape room television show – One Way Out!
Development Producer – Drama & Animation
Emma has produced various productions in her 20 years with WhitebaitMedia including Wannabes, What Now, The Erin Simpson Show, Serial Stuff and Darwin and Newts. Emma is currently working on the development of some new drama and animation projects.
Producer 'What Now'
Mercy brings a fresh and creative direction to What Now, while keeping the show's heart at the forefront of its 41st year... Gunge!
Debbie has a background in Financial Management and Systems Processes and Procedures, ensuring efficient, accurate and timely financial management.