I am an experienced and confident Researcher/Junior Researcher with a passion for factual and Observational programming that delights and challenges perceptions. I'm experienced in journalism, researching, casting, working with sensitive contributors, extensive phone bashing, basic editing, and assisting on shoots. I work well under pressure, am able to adapt myself different environments and adhere to tight deadlines, I'm looking forward to gaining more factual and Obs-doc experience.Locked Pro Plan feature
I worked on and performed at the Sonic Act's Festival for Jamila Johnson-Small and Phoebe Collings-James piece Sounds 4 Survival a multidisciplinary dance, poetry and sound project exploring and redefining the black female gaze and giving agency and transparency to black female and womxn bodies.
Murder Mystery and My Family is a BBC One Historical documentary series that explores historic criminal cases which are re-examined by criminal barristers Jeremy Dein and Sasha Wass, and retired judge David Radford. Each episode follows the family members of a person convicted of a serious crime such as murder as they explore the case that was made against their relative. I worked on series two of Murder Mystery and My Family as a Casting Researcher, I cast, researched and pitched a multitude of stories for BBC One Historical Documentary series, alongside sourcing props, experts and locations for each individual case and assisting the Production Manager and Co-ordinator with releases, location relationships and general logging.
Mothers of Invention is a 6 part radio documentary presented by former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson and the presenter, Maeve Higgins on women creating change in a response to climate change through action and activism. It's a podcast with very feminist solutions to a man-made problem. I worked on Mothers of Invention as a researcher, casting and researching international contributors, setting up research chats, transcribing audio, creating audio packaged casting tapes, creating a audio package for one of our episodes, source and fact checking, creating statists, facts and figures and maintaining relationships with potential contributors and those used for the series.
I worked on Channel 4 day-time documentary series My Money Makeover.
I worked as a Junior Casting Researcher on Channel 4 prime-time documentary Artist In Residence.
I worked as a runner on 4 Creatives Women's Euro's Promo.
I worked a Researcher on BBC ONE obs-doc A Matter Of Life And Debt.
I did two weeks of work experience with Knickerbocker Glory for Channel 4 Primetime show Stage School.
I did a month of work experience with production company Studio Lambert as a casting assistant on Channel 4 day-time series Four In A Bed.
Create content for live briefs - this involved putting together short films, articles and short-form documentaries and a valid synopsis for each with a group of 50 like-minded creatives.
I attended the CNN Newscast of 2015, myself and peers had seven hours to create a newscast for national television. I was given the role of editor alongside Rita Kóti.
Produced and edited a radio package on the history of British Film, interviewed filmmakers Tea & Cheese.
Produced feature articles, nibs and telephone interviews surrounding local and current affairs in and around Wandsworth.
I attended a month long hands on film documentary course with the BFI and Iconic steps were I participated in the making of BFI and Limelight nominated short form documentary Comicommunity’ (https://vimeo.com/77167125) alongside my peers Ahmed Ishaque and Tani Sokoya. I continue to work on active projects with the company and regularly help when needed.
A feature documentary for Showtime investigating the life and mysterious death of world heavyweight boxing champion Sonny Liston. I worked on the documentary as an archive researcher, putting together a database of quotes, source and fact checking alongside general research and proof reading.
Attended a two-weekend refresher short courses with Magic FM. Produced, edited and presented local and national news for a radio package and presenter links. Package and links available on request.
Media law, court reporting, news reporting, sub-editing, radio journalism, film documentary, shorthand and public affairs.
2D and 3D data motion, anatomy for sport and exercise, sport and exercise physiology, sport and exercise psychology, research methods, Reasech project, sports biomechanics, fitness testing, fitness instructing, sports massage, sports nutrition.