TV Host, Creator, Producer, Script-writer, Sponsorship Sales, PR, Marketing & Online Distribution for 'City Weekend TV' (CWTV), On location, Shanghai 2013 to Present
CWTV is an online bi-weekly lifestyle/magazine show, discovering the best attractions in the city in terms of nightlife & weekend entertainment. (View the current episode at www.cityweekend.com.cn/shanghai & previous episodes at www.icre8productions.com/index.php/work).
TV Host, 'Grape Escapes', Luxury Food, Wine & Travel Show, produced by Stage 18 Television Productions, On location, International Travel, 2012 to Present
This show is to be aired on the Food Network USA in 2014 and is shot on location worldwide (so far Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, South Africa, Italy & Spain) and is still in production. (View the promo link at www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfRx1qrwYsE & show sizzles at www.stage18.co.uk/television-series/)
Anchor, 'Funniest Home Video', ICS, In Studio, Shanghai, 2010 to Present
Lindsey is also currently the anchor/host for this light entertainment show and has been doing so for 3 years running, having consistently achieved the highest viewer ratings of the channel each year to date for this show.
(View shows at www.icshanghai.com, aired at 8am, 1pm & 6pm daily).
TV Host, 'Foreign Friends - Lindsey Gundersen', ICS (international Channel Shanghai), 2013
This reality show documents the life, work & passions of TV host Lindsey Gundersen and her reflections of opportunity, lifestyle & culture in Shanghai. (View show via the video stored above & her profile at the channel via the link: ).
TV Host, The Equestrian Channel (China), produced by iCre8 Productions, Shanghai 2013
In this online TV show, Lindsey learns about the Polo & Horse show-jumping culture, including taking a tour of the Shanghai Equestrian Centre & learning how to groom & plait the horses for dressage. (View shows at www.icre8producitons.com/index.php/work).
TV Host, 'Organic Kitchen', produced by iCre8 Productions, Shanghai 2013
In this show, Lindsey discovers the benefits of organic cooking with celebrity chef Stefan Lange. (View show at www.icre8producitons.com/index.php/work).
Live Events Host, 'Shanghai Expat's 12th Anniversary Celebrations', On Stage, Shanghai 2012
(View the show via the video on this page & at www.shanghaiexpat.com).
Entertainment News Reporter, 'Laowai Lowdown' feature on the prime-time nightly news show 'Shanghai Live', ICS (International Channel Shanghai), On location, Shanghai 2011 to 2012
On this show Lindsey helped expats find solutions to common problems for foreigners living & working in the city.
TV Host, 'China Untapped', ICS, On location, Shanghai 2012
On this show Lindsey travelled around China investigating unique hidden gems of Chinese culture & history.
Live Events Host / Wine Specialist, 'Luxury Food & Fine Wine Tasting Expo', Divine Entertainment Events & M1NT Cellars, Shanghai 2012
Auctioneer, 'Polo Club Charity Auction & Gala Dinner', Select-Holding, Shanghai 2012
Live Events Host / Wine Specialist, 'Brazilian Wines: The best kept secret of South America', SIAL International Food & Wine Expo & The Brazilian Consulate, Shanghai 2012
Live Events Host, 'Fujitsu Summit' Corporate Event, EJP Communications, Shanghai 2012
Co-Host (in English & Chinese) 'The Spring Gala Festival' Live TV Variety Show, ICS (International Channel Shanghai), Singapore's Channel 5 & Malaysia's Channel 8, On Stage, shanghai 2011 & 2012
In this role Lindsey hosted alongside a Chinese-only speaking Malaysian introducing the acts & bantering with her co-host live on stage. (View the anchoring or events showreels on this page for clips).
Performer, 'IShanghai', MTV China Pop video, Celebrating Chinese New Year, performed by the most popular TV hosts in Shanghai, 2012
Host (Wine Specialist), Script Writer & Producer
'Go Grapes!', Wine TV Show, ICS (International Channel Shanghai) On location, Shanghai 2011 to Present
• Lindsey wrote, produced & hosted this show that aimed to educate the local chinese public about fine wine appreciation.
• This programme was aired in Shanghai, Macau & Hong Kong. (View a programme sample in the video section above under 'Go Grapes!')
Host (Wine Specialist), 'Getaway' Travel Show, ICS (International Channel Shanghai) On location, Shanghai 2011
In this wine-focussed special, Lindsey explored the wines of the South of France & Cotes du Rhone regions, interviewing world-renowned wine makers & the only female 3-Star Michelin Chef. (Refer to the 'Getaway' reel above to view the show.)
Host 'Rediscovering China', CCTV News (Previously CCTV-9)
On location, Shanghai 2010 to 2011
• On this show Lindsey travelled around China investigating the socio-political issues surrounding the under-developed areas of China.
• This programme is broadcast across the whole of China & internationally on Sky. (Refer to: http://english.cntv.cn/program/rediscoveringchina/20101231/101019.shtml
Actress, starring in "Café Zhou", Sitcom / Drama, On location, Shanghai 2011
Lindsey played the part of Julie, a fashion designer from London who moves to Shanghai, meets local friends and learns about their culture in an amusing and sometimes touching way. (Refer to www.cafezhou.com for a promo)
Talk Show Co-Host, 'Culture Matters', ICS, In Studio, Shanghai, 2011
Lindsey co-hosted on the channel's most successful & longest running talk show alonside Sammy Yang.
Live Events Host, 'Tata Steel Summit', corporate Event mangaed by A-list Evens, Shanghai 2011
Auctioneer, 'Australian Investment Wines', Guopai Auction House, Shanghai 2011
TV Show Host, 'Citybeat', ICS, In Studio, Shanghai, 2010
Lindsey anchored this fashion/lifestyle show as well as worked as a reporter. (Refer to her website for clips & the Events or Anchoring Showreel on this page).
Entertainment News Host, 'Expo 360' & 'Tech Angel' on ICS & 'Culture Express' for CCTV News, On location, Shanghai World Expo 2010
In this role, Lindsey focused on the technological, environmental and innovative wonders inside the park, as well as the culinary delights of each country's pavilion. Refer to: http://english.cntv.cn/program/cultureexpress/20100705/100849.shtml (Culture Express)
& http://youxi.xintv.com/column/col_tech_max_1.html (Tech Angel)
& the Food, Drink, Anchoring & Technology Showreels available on this page (Expo 360).
Live Events Host, 'Mr Expo Competition', Expo Park, Shanghai World Expo 2010
Actress, TV commercial promoting Shanghai Tourism for the IPTV Tourism Channel, Shanghai 2010
TV Show Co-Host, 'Shanghai A-Z', ICS, On location, Shanghai, 2010
In this travel show Lindsey co-hosted alongside Steven Weathers and voyaged around Shanghai to discover & promote the best the city has to offer in terms of leisure attractions. (Refer to her website for programme highlights).
Host, Restaurant Review TV Shows for 5 Star Hotels, Online, BFIC TV (Best Food in China & iCre8 Productions), On location, Shanghai 2010-Present
Lindsey hosts restaurant review programmes promoting the fine dining options at the most important 5 star hotels of the city. Previous credits from 2010-2012 in Shanghai include:
- The Dome Restaurant, Marriott Hotel Changfend Park (view at: http://www.icre8productions.com/index.php/marriott-shanghai)
- On 56 F&B Experience, The Grand Hyatt Hotel
- SML Restaurant , Holiday Inn Pudong
- Cucina Italian Restaurant, Intercontinental Expo Hotel
Live MC / Host (Wine Expert), 'Chardonnay with Sparkle', Champagne & Wine Tasting Dinner, 'Just Grapes', Shanghai, 2010
Lindsey hosted this event to educate locals about the merits of this widely used and under-valued-by-some grape.
Actress, 'Old Ghosts of Shanghai', Feature Film, Director: Eric Heise, Shanghai, 2010
In this full-length feature film, Lindsey played the character of Sarah. This film is to be released later on this year and will be shown at the Sundance Film Festival. (http://ghostsofoldshanghai.com/trailer.html)
Presenter & Producer, 'Hyatt on the Bund', Promotional Video, On location, Shanghai, 2010
Lindsey managed and created this production from conception to completion, writing the scripts, organising the shooting schedule, researching all material and directed all shots. She also presented the pieces to camera as well as conducted the interviews, and finally edited the whole production to create the finished article. (Refer to: http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XMjA0MjcwNjUy.html for the video).
Producer, 'Tesco Value Lifetime Achievement Award', Corporate Video, On location, Shanghai, 2010
Working alongside a cameraman, Lindsey managed the production, co-ordinating all crew, interviewees & location, as well as directed all shots interviews and pieces to camera.
TV Presenter/Auctioneer, 'Bid TV', 'Price-Drop TV' & 'Speed Auction TV', Freeview 23, Sky 654, Live Studio, London, 2008-2010
Lindsey previously presented 3 hour shows, 5 days a week, live, solo, without autocue or scripts at the above channels and specialised in selling fine art, fashion designer label goods & fine wines. She was chosen to be the principal host of the 'Jewellery Extravaganza' event on Price-Drop TV once a month, due to her high viewership figures and being in the top 3 best salespeople of the channel.
Producer/Scheduler/Sponsorship Sales, 'Careers TV', Sky Television, UK 2007
In this role Lindsey was in charge of programme scheduling & sponsorship sales to fill slots on the show.
TV Presenter/Travel Reporter, 'Holiday UK TV', Broadband, Liberty Productions, On location UK & Ireland, 2007-2008
She previously freelanced as a travel reporter presenting on location alongside male co-star Adam Chamberlain, exploring the best the UK has to offer for weekend breaks and holiday destinations (Refer to her website for clips & her UK showreel above.)
TV Presenter/Wine Expert, 'Vinappris', Sky 663, On-location & Live Studio, UK & France, 2007
Here Lindsey worked as a reporter on-location, shooting abroad in the vineyards of France, interviewing producers in French & English and making short educational documentary-style stings. She was also the host of the live shows back in the UK studio, where she conducted live tastings to educate viewers about wine in general with an underlying objective to sell the wines discussed. Valuable skills/experience acquired here include a profound knowledge of Fine Wines, as well as detailed training in sales presentation skills & interviewing technique. (Refer to her website for clips & her UK showreel on this page.)
TV Presenter/Auctioneer, 'Deal TV' Sky 677, Live Studio, London, 2006
During her 10 months at the channel, Lindsey was consistently the highest selling presenter, conducting 3-4 hour shows, 4 days a week, live, solo, without autocue or scripts. She was selected to be the host for the specialised theme shows in designer label fashion & fine jewellery. Valuable skills/experience gained here included how in a live unscripted environment with open talkback while delivering consistently professional seamless output. (Refer to her website for clips)
Reporter, Researcher, Writer, Producer, Editor & Presenter, 'Travelogs', On location in Paris, Newcastle & Beijing, 2007-2009
Between shows, she worked on her own productions alongside a Director/Cameraman. With a genuine passion for travel, she created short travel reports on major cities in the world (refer to her website for clips).
Auctioneer, onboard Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America, Norwegian Cruise Lines & Royal Caribbean for Park West Gallery, in the USA, Caribbean, Canada, Alaska, Baltic & Europe, 2002-2006
In this role Lindsey was in charge of everything to do with the Art Auctions onboard the various cruise lines listed. She conducted the auctions live, 4 days a week, and managed all staff, financial accounting, marketing/advertising, plus all events promoting the auctions. She achieved and exceeded her weekly sales targets and was awarded 'Auctioneer of the Year' for record-breaking sales & her outstanding revenue contribution achievements for the company.
Events Host & Co-ordinator, Princess Cruises, Caribbean, 2001-2002
Events Host (Bi-lingual, French/English), Disneyland Paris, 2001
Events Host, Virgin Holidays, Crete & Lanzarote, 2000
Location Assistant, 'Green-Eyed Monster', BBC Drama, London 2000
Researcher (Work Experience), 'The Holiday Programme', BBC 1, London, 2000