About James

James is a Producer, Writer, Director and Host for broadcast television. His talent and experience span multiple genres, including history and true crime. A Canadian Screen Award (CSA) nominee, his work in episodic and long form documentaries has aired on Discovery, Paramount+, PBS, CBS, Smithsonian, National Geographic, UKTV, Vice TV, and the History Channel.

He is the host of the Canadian Screen Award nominated Hitler’s Most Wanted, and has also appeared as an on-camera expert/historian in a variety of history shows, including: Secret Nazi Science, Mysterious Islands and Secrets in the Ice S3.

James' producing, writing and researching credits include Camp X: Secret Agent School, Black Watch SnipersWar StoryBattle Factory, Real Vikings, The Dictators Playbook and While the Rest of Us Die.



Excellence in Journalism Award

The History Factor won its first award in November 2015.

The Battle of Monte Cassino” video won the Canadian Ethnic Media Association‘s 2015 Excellence in Journalism Award for Best Internet Video.

Canadian Screen Award and Yorkton Film Festival Award

For his work on the History Channel Canada’s Camp X: Secret Agent School, James was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award.

For his work on the award winning Real Vikings (a companion to the popular Vikings drama on the History Channel), he was nominated for a Yorkton Film Festival award