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Jude Kendall

Archive researcher / photographer

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsPhotographer - Retoucher - Other Profession

About me

Experienced archive researcher and proficient video editor; very experienced with news and current affairs I regularly work with traditional photography and darkrooms. I have exhibited a documentary series about the London Punk scene and been interviews for publications including Vice Noisey.

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  • Fashion
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Art Photography
  • Commercial Photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Picture Editing
  • Retouching
  • Editing
  • Design
  • Editorial
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Lightroom

Work history


Freelance Senior Media Archivist

Al Jazeera English

Jun 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Freelance in-house researcher and archivist for an international news team. ● Serviced research requests from producers with a fast turnaround, both current affairs and historical archive ● Overseeing and requesting file transfers between bureaus in London/DC/Doha ● Reacting to news as it happens to supply most recent picture ● Cataloguing rushes - adding shot lists, requesting additional information from producers and archiving using VPMS. ● Proactively saving and filing agency feeds for future use. ● Editing rushes from Al Jazeera




Sep 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Documentary work has been featured in VICE. Self-published a photo book zine called "Pass The Bucky" and have exhibited work in a DIY solo show ("Claiming Spaces") at a squat, and also exhibited at the North Four Summer Party in July 2016. Fashion publications include The Wild online, Fault, Ones2Watch. Have worked with French Connection.


Media Desk Associate

NBC News

Jan 2017 - Sep 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Freelance in-house researcher for busy international news team. ● Proactively saved and filed assets from agency feeds ● Researched material for specific briefs with and extremely fast turnaround ● Negotiated fees with libraries and individual suppliers ● Coordinated file transfers between London and American bureaus. ● Maintained the internal archive system ● Basic video editing with Avid Media Composer to archive NBC owned rushes


Archive Researcher


Aug 2016 - Jan 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Sole researcher of footage for numerous short films for VICE News Tonight on HBO, and Viceland ● Managed archive workflow for a busy news and post-production team ● Updated daily headlines with relevant clips from libraries with an immediate turnaround ● Asset management and file naming ● Negotiated fees with libraries and individual suppliers ● Updated archive logs with EDL info with a fast turnaround ● Cleared obscure sources and obtained licensing agreements ● Extrapolated and sorted data from existing productions to repurpose for new distribution deals



BA Hons) Fashion Photography

London College of Fashion

Sep 2009 - Aug 2011
  • London, United Kingdom