I'm a writer/producer at Box Plus Network (a joint venture between Channel 4 and Bauer) currently producing promos for music television channels, 4Music, The Box, Smash Hits, Magic, Heat, Kiss and Kerrang. Previously I have produced live and post-produced music & entertainment shows for MTV, VH1, Channel [V] and Max, as well as served as a website editor & producer for channelv.com.au. Showreel https://vimeo.com/130332723
Producing & co-ordinating on-air promotions across the Box Plus Network (formerly Box Television, Emap Television) portfolio of seven music television channels (4Music, The Box, Kiss, Heat TV, Kerrang, Magic & Smash Hits), airing across the Box Plus portfolio as well as the Channel 4 network (Channel 4, E4, Film4 and more4). Channel launches: 4Music & Heat TV. Channel rebrands: 4Music, The Box (twice), Smash Hits (twice), Magic TV (twice), Kiss TV (twice) & Q In my years at Box Plus I have been the sole in-house Promo Producer responsible for taking promotions from initial concept, through scripting, design, directing, editing, audio & final multi-platform delivery as well as managing the work of a team of freelance producers. I have been responsible for implementing key systems & structures into place and working with marketing, scheduling, online & transmission teams to delivery fast turn-around work at a standard befitting some of the UK's premium music brands. Key campaigns have included the GRAMMY Awards, Broad City, The Teen Choice Awards, the Kardashians, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Peep Show, Anger Management, 2 Broke Girls, Party Down South and V Festival with budgets ranging from £100-£20,000 per promo. Showreel available at: https://vimeo.com/61948000 Box Plus Network is a joint venture between Channel 4 & Bauer
Producing live & post-produced TV shows across MTV & VH1 Australia. Programs included the launch of MTV's flagship show ‘Total Request Live: Australia’ (broadcast live from a boat in the world famous Sydney Harbour), the ASTRA Award winning 'MTV Live: Wolfmother' (ASTRA Award for Most Outstanding Music Program or Coverage 2007), VH1 Australia's first fashion show, ‘Inside Track: Australian Fashion Week Special’, client-integrated specials such as ‘MTV & Billabong Present World Junior Surfing Championships’ and the inaugural ‘MTV Australia Music Video Awards: Red Carpet'. I also wrote & directed shows such as 'MTV Screen', 'Advance Warning' and written news copy for mtv.com.au.
Managing & producing online content in support of marketing priorities, consumer communications and project managing client-integration on music TV websites for Channel [V], musicMAX and Club [V]. Including the launch of Australia's first integrated web/sms service '<roVer>'.
Serving as Assistant to the Head of Programming, as well as acting as Production Assistant on live productions 'By Demand', 'Room 208', 'Jabba's Morning Glory'.
Journalism Degree focusing on broadcast journalism
ASTRA Award for Most Outstanding Music Program or Coverage 2007 for 'MTV Live: Wolfmother'. Producer: Chad Armstrong Director Jakub Jacko Executive Producer: Ean Thorley
Live & interactive late night programme 'The Gimp' on UK music TV channel The Hits (now 4Music). Producer: Chad Armstrong Producer: Matt Smith