Noah Media Group

Who We Are - John


John Mckenna


Co-founder and Chief Executive of Noah Media Group, John spent 13 years at ITV Sport in the UK, working his way up from runner to Creative Director, before establishing his own company in 2009.

He has won several awards for Titles, Edited sequences and Live Directing. He was a studio director on Channel 4’s BAFTA winning coverage of the Paralympics in 2012 and is an experienced Studio and Live sport Director.  He has been BAFTA nominated a further three times. 

He established a successful Promotional Trailers team that has delivered global content during the last two FIFA World Cups, the UEFA European Championships and the summer and winter Olympic Games.

John was the Producer/Director on Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans – a feature documentary that was one of only two British films to be an official selection for the Cannes Film Festival in 2015.  He has performed this role on several acclaimed television documentaries in the UK.  The last of these was The Fight of their Lives, which was BAFTA nominated in 2012 in the single documentary category.  John also produced and directed the Grierson nominated Clough (2009).

He has won four RTS Awards, three Sportel Golden Podium Awards and a British Comedy Award as Series Director on acclaimed show The Last Leg on Channel 4.