Wesley Denne

Viewers Insight Analyst Intern (Channel 5)

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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About me

Confident, reliable and a hardworking person experienced in TV and Film. I am highly organised, motivated and succeed in goals and set targets. My passion is within the media industry, having a good balance of creativity and knowledge of this sector. Career driven and motivated, I give 100% in everything I do. I live by the motto - "If you can dream it, you can do it."

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Skills

  • TV Production
  • Editing
  • Creative Writing
  • Analytics Research
  • Organisation
  • Negotiation
  • Presenting
  • Department Leadership
  • Retail
  • Marketing

Companies I’ve worked with

  • BBC

    BBC

    • Television
  • ITV

    ITV

    • Television
  • Channel 5

    Channel 5

    • Television
  • E

    E! Entertainment Television

    Work history

    Currently

    Viewer's Insight Analyst

    Channel 5

    Jun 2017
    • 17-29 Hawley Cres, Camden Town, London NW1 8TT, UK
    • Internship
    • The role of the Viewer Insight & Programme Ratings team is to deliver actionable insights to all key functions at Channel 5 – ranging from the Programme Commissioners to the Schedulers and the Press and Marketing teams. Sitting within the heart of the Programming team, we ensure everyone clearly understands the Channel 5 audience in order to create the right content to draw viewers in to the channel day in day out. Analytical Support • Collating and translating BARB data into viewer insight reports on a regular basis for all departments in Channel 5 with weekly/monthly/annual ad hoc presentations • Sending End of Series viewing details, research findings and weekly reports of specific programmes and content when requested by departments with the ability to include further information and guidance if needed • Updating the departments documentation on a daily basis, maintaining the tracking systems for Channel 5 and it’s family of channels including 5Star, 5USA and 5SPIKE • Obtain programming ratings information and viewers opinions when conducting research activities such as focus groups • Working closely with commissioners, acquisitions, scheduling, creative, press and marketing departments Administration Support • Point of contact for channel 5 departments at Viacom and external companies with queries and requests • Co-ordinate and maintain weekly deadlines for meetings and presentations • Keep up to date with new launches and content across all the family channels • Chair team meetings on a rota basis and occasionally suggest ways of improving the department • Attending the Viacom Ambassador meetings to enjoy the working environment at Viacom

    Currently

    Audience Team

    BBC

    May 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • As this is a freelancer role I only work as part of the audience team as and when I am available. This role involves me working within a team, managing audiences for TV shows that are filmed in TV Studios around London. These shows can range from Strictly Come Dancing to Celebrity Juice. Each show is different so I am given different job roles depending on what show it is, for example, scanning tickets or audience ushering. Ultimately, audience satisfaction is key.

    2017

    Production Runner - TV

    ITV

    Mar 2017 - Mar 2017
    • Maidstone ME14 1QN, UK
    • Freelance
    • Assisting the talent researcher team during the early audition stage. Welcoming and dealing with contestants, keeping them updated throughout the day. Making sure contestents have filled in the correct paperwork and completing any tasks given to me by the team.

    2015

    Production Runner - TV

    E! Entertainment Television

    Jun 2016 - Jun 2015
    • Vinters Business Park, New Cut Rd, Maidstone ME14 5NZ, UK
    • Freelance
    • Assisting the 2nd Assistant Director with various tasks. Helping to manage the audience and looking after celebrity guests appearing on the programme. Giving information to all crew and cast members throughout the day.

    2015

    Production Runner - TV

    BBC

    Mar 2015 - Jun 2015
    • Vinters Business Park, New Cut Rd, Maidstone ME14 5NZ, UK
    • Freelance
    • Scanning tickets and made sure the audience enjoyed their evening every week. With held the VIP guest list welcoming them to the studios. I would serve drinks to people on the guest list and work with the production co-ordinator in the production office. Other duties included cleaning and tidying the production work place as well as the studio itself.

    2015

    Stand In

    ITV

    Oct 2014 - Jul 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • I would be on set standing in place for the celebrities or guests on the show before they arrive interacting in the show. These opportunities allowed me to see what the atmosphere is like in a fully working studio environment. It was a fantastic experience as I got to work on shows such as: Catchphrase, ITV1, October 2014, 3 days Take Me Out, ITV1, November 2014, 4 days Safe Word, ITV2, July 2015, 2 days

    2017

    Sales Associate

    The Fragrance Shop

    Jul 2012 - Jun 2017
    • Ashford Designer Outlet, Ashford TN24 0SD, UK
    • Full Time
    • Serving customers, advising them on the perfume and aftershave products we sell with a positive and friendly attitude. I successfully completed a detailed module in fragrance training which enables me to serve customers with the correct knowledge, resulting in achieving 100% positive feedback from all mystery shoppers. Handling money is an important responsibility within this role. I achieve personal targets when given and maintain the working environment alongside other colleagues. My four years at The Fragrance Shop has taught me a lot about customer service, that it is vital all customers are satisfied with their experience in store and leave with the confidence that they will return.

    Education

    2017

    1st BA (Hons) Television Production

    University for the Creative Arts

    Sep 2014 - Jul 2017
    • Vinters Business Park, New Cut Rd, Maidstone ME14 5NZ, UK
    • Taught at Maidstone TV Studios, this practical course has offered me the unique opportunity to study television production in one of the UK’s leading TV studios. Working on the high-profile TV shows made at the Maidstone TV Studios, and networking with leading industry professionals, it has given me the chance to develop my skills and gain a real understanding of the sector. Using the latest industry-standard equipment and facilities, including Sony HD solid-state cameras and taught on software such as Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects and Pro-Tools, I've learnt advanced TV production techniques and a strong knowledge base that covers every aspect of the media industry. Since studying I have completed script writing, direction, producing, sound design, camera work, commissioning and more. Alongside this I have continued to be a course representative and frequently speak on behalf of the student body at course board meetings and events.

    2014

    Creative Media Production Extended Diploma Level 3 TV and Film

    Canterbury College

    Sep 2012 - Jul 2014
    • Canterbury, United Kingdom
    • The course developed my practical and theory media skills in a variety of ways such as essay writing or filming my own projects assisted by industry professionals. I developed my own video, audio, animation and multimedia productions using high-quality, industry standard equipment. Producing my own short films and experimental videos inspired me to further my education in media at a university level.