Our Core Team

Col Parrot

Colin Parrôt

Chairman / Executive Producer

Col Parrot has a massive background in all forms of traditional media from TV to print and radio, and ran his own Advertising Agency for the past 35 years. He also produced several TV shows including HIA Homes of the Year with Ita Buttrose, Ian Turpie, Barry Crocker and others for 4 years before moving across to the Master Builders Association.

He was also the President of The 4 A’s(Australian Association of Advertising Agents) and ran a “non Academic” Post Graduation course @ RMIT called Introduction to Advertising for almost 10 years that was very successful.

Paul Blatchford

Paul Blatchford

Head of Marketing and Strategy

Paul has 30 years experience (he looks younger) in Marketing, Advertising, Content Creation, and Multi-Media Marketing, with vast experience across all forms of media.

His responsibilities include; managing Parable’s Broadcast media relationships in Australia & Globally, developing our multi-media strategy & brands, and advising clients on how to maximise their marketing value from Parable & other media channels.

Warren

Warren Parrôt

General Manager / Executive Producer

Warren is an innovative entrepreneur who has 20 Years of experience in everything from TV Production, media sales to brand creation and development, marketing, advertising, social media, and much much more.

His responsibilities include; managing Parable’s client and major partner relations, whilst overseeing product and brand development, in-house digital and print media and the day to day management and operations of the business.

Tom Kaliamos

Tom Kaliamos

Head of Production / Series Producer

Tom joined Parable Productions in 2013 and brought with him 32 years experience working in broadcast television and production, most recently as Executive Production Manager for Network Ten.

His first task was to refit Parable’s post production system which now boasts four edit clients including an online suite for mastering and an audio post production suite. 

Parable is now a fully tapeless post production environment with network storage and a robotic archive system. Creatively, What’s Up Downunder was given a facelift and a new look, new high-end motion graphics were incorporated into TV commercial production, and a new team assembled to make this happen.