Board of Directors / Knute Walker


Knute Walker is an award winning-producer, writer and executive bringing 25 years of production and editorial experience to his current role as SVP Production/Executive Producer at NBC Peacock Productions.  He is responsible for all aspects of production including editorial oversight, content development, sales and client relations, and financial performance.  Under his watch, productions have ranged from large-scale live or event Specials (Skywire Live with Nik Wallenda & Shark vs. Phelps), multi-episode crime dramas, (Disappeared, Deadline Crime with Tamron Hall, Hate in America), breaking news specials and traditional long-form documentary (1968 with Tom Brokaw, The President’s Gatekeepers).

Before joining Peacock, Walker served as Executive Producer of NBC News Productions and as Editorial Producer at Dateline.  He has written and produced for a variety of networks including CBS, NPR, CNN and ABC where he was head writer at Good Morning America.  His awards include an Emmy, Armstrong, and Corporation for Public Broadcasting Award.

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