I am an experienced Researcher and Film and Literature graduate from the University of Warwick who has worked in scripted comedy, entertainment and factual entertainment, both in development and production.
Following the success of the The John Bishop Christmas Show, I again took on a Researcher role for the John Bishop variety series - The John Bishop Show. - Putting forward booking suggestions to the Series Producer - Contacting agent, acts and companies - Generating ideas for the content of the show - Briefing guests on the phone and on the day of the record
John Bishop's Christmas Show Stepping up from my role in the first series, I became the sole researcher in the editorial tram working closely with the Producer and AP. This was the most watch UK stand up comedy show in 2014. - Developed ideas for items within the show - Put forward suggestions for comedy and music bookings - Liaising with talent prior to and during filming
Working a combined role as a Runner/Receptionist for the development office of a comedy TV production and a talent agent. My main responsibilities were: - Looking after all members of the production team, as well as agents, and acted as a PA to the creative director and head of the company - Answering all emails, looking after the office and visiting clients, managing phone calls, lunch runs and all general admin tasks required
Detectorists I acted as production assistant both on set and in the production office. - Working with the production co-ordinator to organise travel, catering and accommodation for both cast and crew. - I was also the sole organiser of the wrap party and screening evening where I had to liaise with event staff, organise guest lists, book rooms and be the contact for guest and staff on the night - Running the Detectorists social media
John Bishop's Australia Working as assistant to Head of Production - Susi Hollins - clearing all music for the edit - including liaising with the BBC - collating all contributor and location release forms - organising expense forms and collecting production team receipts