Saul Montes

Project Manager / Assistant Producer

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

More than ten years in TV and radio and communications with a strong journalistic background. Capable of working and elaborating complex concepts and narratives, as well as building and managing multi million budgets and global teams. Reliable, organised and determined. Experience in current affairs, news, factual entertainment, marketing and public policy project management

Skills

 

  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • TV
  • Visual Arts
  • Presenting
  • Problem Solving
  • Production Management
  • Project Management
  • Excel
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Project Manager

GSMA

Aug 2014
  • Working for the Spectrum programme on the Public Policy unit. Previously working for the Mobile for Development programme (April 2014 - July 2014) and for the Ministerial Programme (October 2011 - March 2012 and January 2013 - March 2014). Creating and managing multimillion budgets Programme brief, quality control, risk management and programme management Production of international events (Montevideo, Jakarta, Dhaka, Barcelona…) Ministerial Programme content management

2014

Freelance London Correspondent

LA Sexta

Mar 2013 - Aug 2014
  • Reports and coverage: Margaret Thatcher funeral, London Marathon, royal baby, UK floods…

2014

Freelance London Correspondent

Telemadrid Onda Madrid

Jun 2011 - Aug 2014
  • Reporting on: Scottish referendum, Olympic Games, riots in London, terrorist arrests, elections…

2014

Assistant Producer

Twofour Broadcast

Jun 2014 - Jul 2014
  • The HolidayMakers, (8x60), Sky One, Mondays 8pm Forward planning

2013

Assistant Producer

Whizzkid Entertainment

Jul 2013 - Aug 2013
  • MTV, Ex on the beach (8x60), series 1

2013

Assistant Producer

Blakeway North

Mar 2013 - Jul 2013
  • Channel 5, Benidorm ER, Series 3 (10x60) Casting and securing contributors, granting access, finding stories, clearing locations and materials Self-shooting (Canon XF 305), story notes for the edit, data wrangling and logging

2012

Assistant Producer

BBC

Jun 2012 - Sep 2012
  • BBC Current Affairs This World, BBC 2 The Great Spanish Crash Researching story-lines, casting characters and contributors; work on structure and script Granting access, briefing interviews and fact checking. Finding and arranging international archive Filming on location with presenters and work on the edit Runner-up London Foreign Press Association Award 2013 for economic story of the year

2009

Current Affairs Broadcast Journalist & Producer

Telemadrid

Nov 2006 - Aug 2009
  • Telenoticias: Scripting, video editing and voice over and live covering current affairs (crimes, weather disasters, drugs, economy, immigration and consumer rights, PM state funeral…) Buenos Días, Madrid (Iris Award for best regional news magazine): Current affairs and medical correspondent; live reporting from a helicopter; nature/wild life reporter

2007

Current Affairs Broadcast Journalist & Producer

Onda Madrid

Jun 2005 - Jul 2007
  • Madrid en Comunidad, current affairs magazine (2005 and 2007): Senior producer/ script writer News at 14.30 (2005 – 2007): current affaires reporting La Tarde y Cia, culture and current affairs magazine (2006): script writer and broadcaster Futuro Verde Best Radio Show Worldwide Foundation Award (2006): nature reporter

Education

2003

Journalism

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Sep 1997 - Aug 2003

    2003

    Film and Media

    University of Copenhagen

    Jun 2002 - May 2003

      Awards

      2013

      Award 2013 for economic story of the year (Runner up)

      • Runner-up London Foreign Press Association Award 2013 for economic story of the year BBC 2, This World, The great Spanish Crash http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01pgqpn