Tony Yates

Yates formerly served as CEO of Zodiak Los Angeles, a division of global media group Zodiak Media, where he oversaw all aspects of production, international distribution, business affairs and creative development. Prior to Zodiak, Yates was the COO of RDF USA, where he served as Executive Producer of international formats like “Wife Swap”, “Don’t Forget The Lyrics” and “Secret Millionaire.”

As an independent producer under his banner Gatekeeper Productions, Yates produced a wide range of formats, from HBO’s Emmy-nominated “Project Greenlight” to the award-winning e-sports series, “ELEAGUE: The Challenger” on Turner Sports. Yates started his career in Domestic Syndication at Paramount Pictures.