Russ Williams

Russ Williams

Podcast ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
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Russ Williams

Russ Williams

Podcast ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Highly accomplished Head of Production, Programme & Marketing Operations Manager, Executive Producer, and Business Dev Manager with EMEA-wide experience in creative, content, digital, and social platforms. Significant expertise in building cohesive teams to delivering quality contents for a range of clients across multiple sectors including FMCG, Technology, Travel. Full P&L responsibility with a proven track record of successful programme management of content to drive revenue and growth.
  • Canon ILLUMINATE Connects
    Canon ILLUMINATE ConnectsVery proud indeed to be the producer (content and technical) of this branded podcast series for Canon. ILLUMINATE brings together experts, influencers and pioneering thinkers to open up new ideas and processes. Informative and collaborative, this approach will spark new solutions, ways of thinking and opportunities for your business, with Canon’s experience by your side.
  • Africa Takes Off
    Africa Takes OffEmirates has launched a pan-African brand advertising campaign that celebrates the talent and achievements of young Africans, taking the message of ‘New Africa’ to the world. The campaign also features an original music video produced by Kenyan musician and DJ Blinky Bill, inspired by contemporary African electronic club music. And I'm so proud and inspired to work with the BBC StoryWorks EMEA team that have worked incredibly hard to deliver such a fantastic and popular campaign for Emirates w
Projects credited in
  • The Petition Revolution
    The Petition RevolutionKajal Odedra
  • Storytelling in the 21st Century
    Storytelling in the 21st CenturyLiz Kilgarriff
  • That Reminds Me
    That Reminds MeDerek Owusu
  • Who Cares Wins
    Who Cares WinsLily Cole
  • Sitopia
    SitopiaHow Food Can Save The World
  • Keeping the Spirit Alive
    Keeping the Spirit AliveAllyson Williams MBE
Work history
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Podcast and short form video production business. Making both branded end editorial podcasts, including Coronacast:
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     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    BBC StoryWorks is the branded content division of BBC Advertising, selling and delivering 360 solutions to blue chip clients such as Dubai Tourism, Rolex, Emirates, Visit Britain, Longines, Standard Chartered, UK Government Department of International Trade, Petronas and South African Tourism. The content runs across internationally and the BBC World News channel. Achievements and responsibilities include: - Responsible for the P&L of a $25m pa business unit - Managing a team of 10+, made up of both Content Strategists and Project Managers in London and Dubai servicing BBC sales units in London, Dubai, Lagos, Johannesburg, and Paris - Winning major multi-million dollar pitches from Emirates, Dubai Tourism and Corteva - Delivering a world-class campaign for Emirates which is being re-booked and has exceeded all expectations on audience engagement and reach - Speaking as the BBC’s branded content expert/head at the EGTA Sales & Marketing Conference in Bucharest (October 2018) - Leading (with the BBC’s Head of Insight) the presentation of “Science of Engagement 2.0”, a highly detailed study into how emotion in content drives audience engagement, and with it, improved brand results
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  • Production/project Management
  • Business Development
  • Executive Producer
  • Campaign Delivery
  • Ad Strategy
  • Brand Partnerships
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Commercial Partnerships
  • Podcast Production
  • Podcasting
    2:1 BSc GeographyUniversity of Newcastle Upon Tyne
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom