Will Nothacker is co-president of Spoke Studios, a creative content company that operates under the banner of Wheelhouse Entertainment, the media enterprise forged in 2018 by producer and media entrepreneur Brent Montgomery. Creating engaging, provocative and talent-driven content across a variety of platforms, Spoke Studios explores unique points of view with programming that spotlights extraordinary worlds, dynamic characters and human ingenuity.
Nothacker previously served as Creative Director at ITV Creative, the in-house production division set up to service ITV America’s production group, including Leftfield Pictures, ITV Entertainment, Sirens Media, Loud TV and Outpost Entertainment, among others.
Prior to ITV Creative, Nothacker was vice president of development at Leftfield Pictures, where he developed more than 30 series including American Grit (FOX), Alone (History), Bethenny & Fredrik (Bravo), Buddy’s Family Vacation (Food Network), Tackle My Ride (NFL Network) and Cutting It: in the ATL (WE tv). He also was integral to launching numerous celebrity-branded production deals, developing projects with John Cena, Michael Strahan, La La Anthony, Lara Spencer, Bethenny Frankel and others. Nothacker joined Leftfield Pictures in 2010 working as a showrunner on a variety of pilots and series, including A&E’s Monster In-Laws and Logo’s Setup Squad. (In 2013 Leftfield Pictures became part of Leftfield Entertainment, which was acquired in 2014 by ITV.)
Before joining Leftfield, Nothacker was co-executive producer on hit series Wife Swap (ABC). He began his career in television in news at CNN and went on to produce non-fiction series such as Ice T’s Rap School (VH1), Lizard Lick Towing (TruTV), Intimate Portrait (Lifetime) and the Emmy Award-winning series When I Was a Girl (WE tv).