A creative, versatile and industrious producer experienced in factual and entertainment programming; with a skill set in casting contributors, producing storylines, gallery and conducting thorough research. Proficient in forward planning, securing sensitive access and setting up shoots in the UK and abroad. A confident leader and collaborator with the ability to communicate and negotiate in challenging environmentsLocked Pro Plan feature
Brand new series looking into the different facets of intelligence. Duties include gaining access to filming locations in the UK & US, writing in-depth story documents, across my episode segments, casting scientific experts, producing talent on location, quiz writing, process scheduling, conducting thorough and conclusive research for scripts.
Tasked with the role of finding a range of different individuals that best represented white British citizens today for a brand new development sizzler. From right & left wing activist, brexiters, those who feel left behind by the establishment, to individuals who have converted to islam and face racist attacks in Britain today.
Involved in pre-production and production of S3 Celebrity Hunted, duties included casting experts for HQ, managing five Ground Teams (2 Ground Hunters, 1 PD and follow team each) throughout the shoot. Again responsible for all legal and compliance matters, as well as story development and channel notes. Created the shows social media call outs/ wanted posters during filming.
Brought into manage and organise a small casting team throughout the final stages of the casting process. Working to a tight time frame to find an exciting mix of wannabe interior designers from across the UK.
Involved in pre-production and production of S5 Channel Fours, Hunted ; duties included casting experts for HQ, managing six ground teams (2 ground hunters,1 PD and follow team) throughout the shoot. Responsible for all legal and compliance matters as well as supporting Story Producer, Series Producer and Series Director following the development of stories from the gallery. Created in-depth story notes for the edit and channel.
Cast a brand-new pilot to a very specific brief for MTV USA - Revenge Prank. Managed a small team to cast American viral stars via social media, targeting under extreme deadlines. Carefully managed the consent process due to the hidden-camera nature of the show. Assisted the Show Producer in setting up locations for recces in the US.
Managed a small casting team for Channels 5 Rich Kids Go Homeless - created a coherent targeting strategy for the casting team to follow, outlining key story points to focus on. Casting ‘Rich Kids’ from top circles, focused targeting, conducting research chats, cut casting tapes and wrote biogs. Oversaw and managed the complex contributor logistics which included the contributor medicals and psych’s.
Channel 5's show - Old School for Lazy Kids. As part of a small team, aided development of the show’s format and structure. Oversaw the casting process - an exciting mix of millennials and active over 70s, dealing with potential sensitive subject matters. Sourced and developed ideas for potential story lines for the PD to concentrate on, as well as filming locations for the show. Created casting schedule.
For Channel 5's Rich Kids Go Skint, I managed multiple, simultaneous shoots. Developed ideas and sourced locations across the UK for contributor back-stories and meets. Pre-clearing any artwork/family photos/ Instagram and release forms. Maintained relationships with pre-existing contacts, as well as forming new relationships with fresh businesses and PR companies. Along with the SP, developed potential story lines for each Rich Kid’s episode.
Degree in Television & Film Production.