Worked in production, development, journalism, PR, marketing and events. Skilled in location, studio and live multi camera shoots. Conducted political liaision, undercover filming and organised crisis management. Majority of TV experience in prime-time factual arena with additional knowledge of entertainment & daytime TV.
Produce / Direct / Edit (2004 – date listed alphabetically)
Animal Madhouse (Channel 4), Bees, Butterflies and Blooms, (BBC 2) Coast (BBC2), Cottage Garden Special (BBC2) Countryfile, (BBC1), Countryfile Summer Diaries (BBC1), Gardeners World Live (BBC2), Gardeners’ World (BBC2), Housecall (BBC1), Mind Your Own Business (BBC1), Points of View (BBC1), See Hear (BBC 2) Strictly Come Dancing ITT (BBC1), Temper Your Temper (BBC1) and To Buy or Not to Buy (BBC1).
Assistant Producer/ Researcher
Buckingham Palace Garden (BBC2), Cafe 21(BBC2), East (BBC2), Flying Gardener (BBC2), Kids Call (Pilot), Million Pound Property Experiment (BBC2), Radio Five Live, Real Wrecks (BBC1), You Decide with Jeremy Paxman(BBC1), Weekend Gardener (UK Style) and Who Shapes Fashion (BBC2).
Live Event Experience
Asian Mega Mela (NEC), Bollywood Film Festival Awards(NEC), Clothes Show (NEC), General Election Coverage (Midlands Area), ‘Fifty Years On’ Independence Celebration Concerts (Birmingham Symphony Hall and Aston Villa Centre), Good Food Show (NEC), London Fashion Week (The Science Museum), Motor Show (NEC), Notting Hill Carnival (London), and Royal Horticultural Society Flower Shows (Malvern & Tatton).
Press, PR & Social Media
Birmingham Photospace, The Moseley Exchange and The Pilgrim Mother.
People Worked With
Adam Henson, Andy Sturgeon, Ainsley Harriot, Ben Fogle, Chris Breadshaw, Craig Phillips, Dominic Littlewood, Ed Hall, Dr George Shaller, James Martin, Jenny Powell, Jeremy Paxman, John Craven, Justin and Colin, Kristian Digby, Len Goodman, Lorne Spicer, Lotti Duncan, Lowri Turner, Martin Bashir, Mark Tully, Melissa Porter, Monty Don, Neil Oliver, Nick Crane, Oz Clarke, Paul Hayes, Raymond Blanc, Rachel De Thame, Ravi Shankar, Robert Hardy, Roy Strong, Saira Khan, Sarah Raven, Simon O’Brien, Simon Rimmer, Suzi Perry and Take That.
Companies Worked For
BBC Birmingham, BBC Television Centre, Lighthouse Media, Maverick TV, McCann Erickson PR, Melville Exhibitions, Mentorn TV, NEC, plus many other groups, small businesses, and individuals.
Educated to degree level with vocational qualifications in Journalism and Media Production. LAMDA trained in poetry and prose.