In depth experience of television broadcasting and corporate media production processes. Undertaken overall company development, to include financial and commercial planning, strategic and project based.
Experience includes: the generation of new programming opportunities, creative formats and editorial ideas.
Project Leadership: Conceptualisation, realisation and delivery of factual programming.
Clients: Winning and maintaining relationships.
Interpersonal skills: Recruitment, mentoring and directing staff teams.
Copywriting and scripting – Corporate and broadcast scripts, adverts, pitches, tenders.
Proficient with shooting, lighting, sound, location and studio filming, directing and editing.
Present Post: Freelance Media Production Manager and Consultant
2015 - 2017. Recent clients: MR Studios for CCA Galleries, Artist - Peter Blake. Capsicum Technologies. Other Criterion, Artist Damien Hirst.
Present Post: Youniverse Digital Ltd. 2006 - continuing
Co-director: multidisciplinary design and media studio at the LCB depot in Leicester’s Cultural Quarter www.youniverse.co.uk Clients include: The Young Vic Theatre, Fevered Sleep Theatre Company, Transworld Publishers, Jack Reacher, Terry Pratchett sites, Hodder and Stoughton, Paul Mckenna, BBC Live at The Apollo, British Comedy Awards, Jack Dee, Matt Lucas.
The Discovery Channel and Perspective Productions 2002- 2003
Development Manager: for new all factual programming.
Documentary Producer: for two 1hr documentaries for The DiscoveryChannel on the aftermath of 9/11, with worldwide filming on location.
BBC 2 Assistant Producer: on The Festival of Remembrance – Live Broadcast BBC 2 from The Royal Albert Hall.
Channel 20/20 and Shout TV 2000-2002
Development Manager: new innovative programme formats. Main point of contact with broadcasters. Recruited and coordinated all production teams, producers, directors, researchers, crew and presenters. Financial planning and control. Team leadership of up to30 staff.
BSKYB, SKY ONE, .TV, ITV, CHANNEL 4, LIVING TV - Programme Producer: Various Factual Entertainment series for
CNN International and ARTV 1998-2000
Researcher and Assistant Producer: Weekly production of The Art Club, CNN’s international weekly art show. Shot on location internationally, shows include Jerusalem, Hong Kong, Antwerp, Barcelona, and NYC.