Hello! I'm a freelance, broadcast television Line Producer with over 22 years experience in making TV programmes in a variety of genres including; factual, entertainment and children's. I've worked on commissions, pilots and development for all the UK terrestrial channels and overseas reversion sales.
Responsible for managing production teams of just 3 to 50+ personnel, creating and managing budgets and schedules, studios, location access and management, shoot setups, H&S, kit & technology, recruitment, compliance, accounts, post production, in-job training and business affairs.
I have arranged overseas rescue of personnel under armed guard, setup shoots all over the world and successfully managed a number of location based, medical emergencies.
I have over 15 years experience in production management. Stepping up to the role of Line Producer in 2016, I worked as a Production Manager for 12 years prior, both as a freelancer and for a short time as in-house staff. Before that working as a Production Coordinator, Secretary and Runner.
Wide ranging credits include
entertainment formats; Zone of Champions - ITV Viral Tap - ITV2
factual entertainment; Let's Talk About Sex - C4 Beauty and the Geek - C4 Made Over By - C4
children’s; Smile - CBBC Show Me What You’re Made Of - CBBC
In 2004, I setup the popular TV jobs vacancy site theunitlist.com and run it alongside the day job. I am invited to deliver guest lectures around the country at various universities and I produce and deliver training and industry events for clients that include; BAFTA, ScreenSkills, Indie Training Fund, Royal Television Society.