Joanne Howes

Production Management Assistant



About me

I am a motivated and hard-working individual who possess a passion for the creative industries and has experience as a BBC Production Management Assistant , Personal Assistant, BBC Talent Management Assistant and a BBC Entertainment & Events Production Management Assistant Intern /Runner. I can organise, multi-task, prioritise and deliver all with a smile on my face. I have had the opportunity to work on a variety of studio and location based productions and gain many skills in all aspects of production.

Locked Pro Plan feature


  • Broadcast TV
  • TV
  • Production Runner
  • Studio Running
  • TV Production
  • Production Coordinating
  • Event Administration
  • Admin Skills
  • Artists Liaison
  • Outside Broadcast

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • BBC


    • TV

Work history


Production Management Assistant - Proms Extra

BBC Music Television

May 2017
  • Western House, London W1B, UK
  • Full Time
  • ▪ Providing administrative support for the production during the planning process, production set up, finance and safety. ▪ Supporting the production management team such as working in a studio, working on location and planning/coordinating background action. ▪ Setting up location filming, booking locations; booking technical equipment and location supplies. ▪ Booking travel for members of staff and contributors and keeping detailed travel schedules.


Production Management Assistant & PA to Head of Department (Mark Cooper)

BBC Music Television

Apr 2016 - May 2017
  • Western House, London W1B, UK
  • Full Time
  • ▪ Providing the Head of Music Television with comprehensive administrative support including Diary management, Travel Co-ordination and ad-hoc duties. ▪ Being central to the co-ordination of activities across the department. ▪ Overseeing the general day-to-day maintenance of the office environment. ▪ Providing support and assistance on: Glastonbury Festival 2016, Reading Festival 2016, Radio 2 Folk Awards 2016 & Gospel Christmas 2016. ▪ Maintaining office systems including keeping/creating DVD copies of all transmitted programmes, filing final channel schedules, appraisal timetable and records and leave records.


Talent Management Assistant - BBC Factual , Documentaries, Creative Label , Development Central, Arts, History & Business & Digital Storytelling Team & Science


Dec 2015 - Apr 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Providing comprehensive administrative support to Talent Managers in numerous departments. ▪ Booking appointments, managing diaries, communicating with potential talent and maintaining staff databases and email folders. ▪ Ensuring all necessary paperwork are completed for new and returning staff. ▪ Liaising with HR to assist with Production and Talent Management needs. ▪ Desktop research & credit checks to source possible production talent.


Production Management Assistant / Runner Intern - BBC Entertainment & Events


Oct 2014 - Oct 2015
  • 201 Wood Ln, Shepherd's Bush, London W12 7TU, UK
  • Internship
  • Providing production management, editorial and running support to production teams in order to ensure the smooth running of outside and studio based broadcasts. ▪ Britain’s Classroom Heroes (1 x 60 on BBC Two) -Broadcast Credit: Production Trainee ▪ Home Away From Home (1 x 45 on BBC One) - Production Credit: Runner ▪ Trooping the Colour 2015 (1 x 60 on BBC One) - Production Credit: Runner ▪ Dragon’s Den (1 x 60 on BBC Two) - Broadcast Credit: Studio Runner ▪ Eurovision’s Greatest Hits (1 x 90 BBC One) - Production Credit: Runner ▪ EastEnders: Backstage Live (1 x 25 & 1 x 37 on BBC One & BBC Three) – Broadcast Credit: Production Assistant ▪ Comic Relief Appeals Videos (BBC One) - Production Credit: Runner ▪ Sport Relief: The Final Score (1 x 60 on BBC One) - Production Credit: Runner ▪ Children in Need (1 x 210 on BBC One) - Production Credit: Runner



BA (Hons) Music Industry & Events Management

London Metropolitan University

Sep 2010 - Aug 2013
  • Holloway Rd, London, UK
  • A degree course which gave me the skills and knowledge required for a successful career in the music and event industry. I studied unique, advanced modules co-delivered with prominent industry partners and gained hands-on experience in the field. I was assessed via essays, business reports, individual and group research projects and a final project. The teaching and learning methods included lectures, group tasks and workshops. Techniques used during the workshops and group tasks included brainstorming, idea generating, role-playing scenarios, case study analysis, and project design. Modules Included: • The Events Industry • Finance for Leisure & Tourism • Music Industry Management • Media Audiences • Events Management Law • Planning & Management of Events • Global Music & Media Distribution • Music & Advertising for Television • Events Marketing & Sponsorship • Creative Strategy Practice in Digital Music Marketing