Content producer, emotion seducer, and IQ reducer…well that’s what the trolls say about reality TV producers and that’s exactly what Aaron is. When he’s out and about the dreaded question is always, ‘What do you do for a living?” And when he tells them he’s a reality TV Producer the usual response is… “I don’t watch TV” And yet, despite the constant put-downs, he actually loves his job and he’s really good at it.
HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR JOB TO A BUNCH OF FIVE-YEAR-OLDS?
I described what I did for a job to my five-year-old a few years back. “I make the TV show The Block”, I said. A couple of years later I overheard him telling one of his friends that I build all of the houses on The Block.
WHAT IS YOUR GO-TO KARAOKE SONG?
‘Better Man’ by Pearl Jam. “Can’t find a better maaaaaan…” It was at the top of my wedding playlist. I thought my wife would find it funny. She didn’t react, sooo….
DO YOU HAVE ANY HIDDEN TALENTS?
I used to be very talented at hide & seek. I’d play with my kids in the morning sometimes and when they were counting, I would head off to work. They used to search for hours! Disclaimer, this answer is actually #fakenews and I don’t have any hidden talents.
WHAT’S THE FAVOURITE SHOW YOU’VE WORKED ON?
Match Fit was such an amazing show to work on. We had a fantastic cast who opened up about real life struggles with physical and mental health which inspired many people throughout New Zealand to start thinking about how they could improve their own wellbeing. Reading the comments that people posted about how the show impacted their lives was truly humbling for everyone who was involved with the show.