Editor - BSKYB
Employed by Sky to work on Channel Fives News and Sky Sports. I have produced packages to extremely tight deadlines and also produced more creative crafted content for the channels. Also produced upbeat entertainment packages for OK!TV.
Editor - Bloomberg Television
Working on the international news desk at Bloomberg editing content for broadcast. Speed, accuracy and sound editorial judgment are all imperative to this role, as is a good understanding of what makes a compelling news package.
Senior Editor - TV News
Offline/Online editing daily half hour entertainment show 'TV News' for daily broadcast on Freeview. High speed and accuracy is essential to this role to ensure the show is turned around to high-level each day. I undertake the whole process from encoding media, to final lay-off to tape and publishing to web.
Aug 2008 - Jan 2010
Senior Editor/Producer - Rocks & Co.
Head of Edit Department responsible for technical and creative delivery of all promos, stings, on-screen graphics and up-keep of the tapeless edit suites. Liaised with and directed our external high-end 3D graphics and voiceover teams. Worked with composers to develop music for the channel. Heavily involved in all aspects of the successful launch of the channel. Helped out with studio operations when required.
May 2006 - Aug 2008
Editor - CSC Media
Offline/Online Editor working across 14 music, film, children's and entertainment channels. Edited music magazine show 'B4' for daily broadcast on Channel 4. Produced promos, film trailers, competitions, interviews and short features on a daily basis. Created 30 minute - 1 hour specials from music festivals and other special events. Recorded and mastered voiceovers in the in-house studio. Worked creatively from very basic scripts to a very tight timescale.
May 2005 - May 2006
Ingest Operator & New Media VT Op - Ascent 142
Worked as part of a team on a mass encoding project for universal. Encoded from Beta's, D2's, and 1inch tapes to 50i frame mpeg-2s. Transcoded and delivered files for use on the iTunes website and other external clients. Managed large library of encoded material. Received in-house New Media VT Op training.
Oct 2005 - May 2006 (Freelance)
Ingest Operator - Discovery UK
Sent by Ascent Media to help with the new encoding system at partner Discovery Europe. Worked with the head of department, providing suggestions as to how the ready-to-air ingest system might be improved, based upon problems we had overcome at Ascent.
Jun 2005 - May 2006 (Freelance)
Camera Assistant - JML
Set up live shoot locations including lighting, camera and audio equipment. Assisted the director in all aspects of shooting. Framed and operated static cameras when required.
Aug 2001 - May 2005
Football Analyst & QC Op - ProZone
Meticulously analysed football data that was sent on to Premier League coaches to assess player and team performance. Worked with ITV in selecting clips from our analysis to be used in their TV highlights packages. Managed the processing department on several occasions when covering for staff holidays.