Taking over from Tony Wood, Steve's storylines included Tracy Barlow murdering Charlie Stubbs, Casey Carswell's obsession with the Peacocks, David Platt going off the rails, Sean Tully being a surrogate for Violet Wilson, unknown sons for both Hayley Cropper and Michelle Connor, and love triangles such as that between Liam, Carla and Maria Connor|Maria]].
During his time as producer, Steve introduced characters such as the Connor and Morton families, Lloyd Mullaney, John Stape, Tony Gordon, Julie Carp and Tina McIntyre; as well as bringing back Bill Webster and Becky Granger; and also guest returns ofDenise Osbourne and Jim McDonald.
Steve was replaced as producer by Kim Crowther.
Prior to working on Coronation Street, Steve had been producer of Emmerdale from 2001 to 2004, and The Royal in 2006. On screen, Steve appeared in an episode of Drop the Dead Donkey and was a judge on Soapstars. Early in his career he worked on Brookside and Hollyoaks.
Since 2009 Steve has been the Executive Producer of Emmerdale. He is also ITV's Head of Continuing Drama, and as such still oversees Coronation Street - working between the producers and ITV Commissions.
Steve changed his surname from Frost to November in October 2009 to match that of his wife and step daughter. He explained "it was easier for one person to change their name, than two people."