With 15 years’ experience, Wiseman has served as the lead creative on such hit series as BBC’s Top Gear and They Think It’s All Over; Channel 5′s The Classic Car Show (pictured), which was recently acquired by Whisper Films; and acclaimed documentaries Lewis Hamilton: Billion Dollar Man for BBC3 and Hammond Meets Moss for BBC4.
Wisemen most recently served as a freelance member of the Whisper Films Formula 1 production team, which the Association for International Broadcasting award for Best Sports Program for Channel 4.
The hiring of Wiseman follows a recent wave of high-profile acquisitions, including Match of the Day boss Mark Cole as head of television, Richard Gort as creative director, Mark Wilkin as Formula 1 editor and Andy Stevenson as development producer.
Launched in 2010, Whisper Films has produced more than 160-hours of sports-related programming for such brands as Red Bull, UBS and Shell, as well as a one-off BBC1 doc, Racing With The Hamiltons: Nic In The Driving Seat, and Horse Power, a documentary that aired on Sky Atlantic in the UK.
Whisper Films founders include former BBC Sport producer Sunil Patel, Formula 1 race driver-turned-BBC Sport commentator David Coulthard and TV presenter and journalist Jake Humphrey.
UK pubcaster Channel 4 acquired a minority stake in the sports indie as part of its Growth Fund investment drive last August.