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Work history


Presentation Scheduler

Sony Pictures Entertainment

Jan 2016
  • The purpose of this role is to provide daily broadcast schedules for TX for multiple Sony channels including Sony Movie Channel, KIX, True Drama and True Movies 2. This includes maintaining accurate data such as; programme information, trailers & promos, commercial breaks, sponsorship & channel branding. To effectively manage late promotional, programme and channel changes micromanaging workflow in a timely and professional manner.



Forces TV

Mar 2016 - Apr 2016
  • Using interview techniques to obtain information from celebrities in a small time frame about the film premiere 'Florence Foster Jenkins'. Interviewee's included; Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg (Big Bang Theory), Producer Tracey Seaward (War Horse), Director Stephen Frears (High Fidelity & Philomena) and Composer Alexandre Desplat (The King's Speech & The Curious Case of Benjamin Button).


Assisting MSO

Milkshake! Channel 5

Nov 2015 - Nov 2015
  • Cutting when cued by Director to Studio ensuring smooth output for live/ pre-recorded TV. Using Final Cut Pro to capture live feed onto database and assist MSO with guiding Presenter. Helping assist Presenter/ Puppeteer with props ensuring correct viewer information was available. Also partaking in show prep, checking schedules matched, managing talk-back & general admin.


Shadowing Researcher

The Wright Stuff Princess Productions

Sep 2015 - Oct 2015
  • Shadowing live gallery/ studio. Working with researchers for weekly themes & show ideas. Interacting with audience members & greeting guests on Live show.


Aug 2015 - Jan 2016
  • • Migrating data from the scheduling system Media Machine onto WHAT’S ON accounting for all channels; Channel 5, 5 USA, 5*, 5+24 & Spike. • Assisting planning & scheduling departments with programme title & time changes, series links, media assets (HD, Aspect Ratio, Audio). • Daily schedule checks, scheduling programmes across all channels in time for weekly press deadlines & general Ad hoc duties. • Inputting data on behalf of the Channel coordinator for Buying orders including; Acquisitions/ Commissioned series, Rights, Production company, Cost, Cash flow etc.


Live TV Presenter & Producer

Gems TV

Sep 2011 - Jun 2015
  • Gems TV is a family run business that operates selling jewellery on TV 24/7, with over £100million turnover per year. My role; (Senior Producer) producing the prime time shift, chasing live sales, maximizing profits and air time. Working to given show sales targets, supporting Presenters with sales information, product knowledge and general direction. Scheduling four hour shows, researching competitors, working with the Production Crew to successfully translate creative ideas into reality. Covering sickness and Presenting occasionally via the studio talkback system demonstrating product, encouraging viewers to buy and completing sales. ITV recently aired a documentary about the company and its success as one of the ‘Virgin Fast-track 100’ fastest growing companies since 2010.


Fundraising Development Officer

Claire Hughes Ltd

Aug 2010 - Aug 2011
  • Working on behalf of Bury Hospice’s Capital Appeal ‘Building a New Hospice for Bury’; liaising with donors and Hospice staff and volunteers. Assisting fundraising events for third party and corporate including a Thanksgiving black tie dinner which raised £5000, Forever Bury FC v Celebrity All Stars football match which raised over £3,300 for the Hospice as well as Help for heroes and Coronation Streets 50th Anniversary Charity. General research and analysis of high level donors, banking donations/ thanking donors via Raisers Edge, filing trust applications, scheduling Directors diary, handling phone/ email enquiries, sourcing raffle/ auction prizes. Blogging on behalf of the Capital Appeal, Social networking via Facebook/ Twitter and updating the website. Liaising with local media (MEN, Bury Times and Radcliffe News) and fundraisers for press coverage on a weekly basis. Attending weekly networking events, encouraging corporate support for ‘Charity of the year’ and various other, hosting road show about the New Hospice for general public Q&A.



Bannatynes Health Club

Sep 2008 - Apr 2009
  • Duties included greeting existing and prospective gym members upon entrance. Responding to phone/ email enquiries, liaising with membership’s team and management regarding customer queries. Scheduling freelance and employed instructor’s gym classes, cancellations, booking cover, contacting members and notifying of any changes, promoting events and ongoing offers within vicinity. Handling personal and confidential details and documents, photographing and printing new membership cards and booking inductions for new members. Covering breaks on food counter, serving hot and cold refreshments, alcoholic beverages, preparing fresh sandwiches and heating up microwave meals.


First Contact Officer

DWP Jobcentre Plus

Nov 2006 - Jul 2007
  • Working on behalf of the Civil Service my duties included receiving inbound calls for new benefit claimants. Talking them through their application process via the telephone and asking a series of scripted questions to help with the application process, sometimes this entailed liaising with the CSA.


Various Sales Assistant Roles

Ted Baker

Jun 2003 - Jul 2011
  • Working within a sales team representing the brand, reputation and discretion of the company. Customer service, till sales, stock replenishment, date rotation, Link sales/ gift cards, fitting rooms, cashing up, merchandising, . Stock-take, cleaning shop floor, returns and exchanges/ faulty goods. Product knowledge, attending meetings regarding sales targets, performance analysis and appraisals.



Music With Drama BA (hons

Manchester Metropolitan University

Aug 2007 - Jun 2010
  • 2:1 A combination of Music Theory, History of Cultural Music, Kitchen sink & Post modern Drama


A Level IT Grade B, Art Grade C, Music Grade D, Performance Studies Grade

Walsall Academy Sixth Form

Aug 2004 - Jun 2006


    Gnvq Performing Arts Distinction, GCSE Music A*, Citizenship A, English Language A, English Liter

    Wrockwardine Wood Performing Arts College

    Aug 1999 - Jun 2004



      GIA (AJP)