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Most recent broadcast credit:
'Inside : Center Parcs', an archive heavy series for C5
Editing with:
Avid's Media Composer Software.
Key skill:
Video Editor with over twenty years experience.
I am an experienced and versatile Editor of factual programmes for broadcast television. I confidently edit across all genres; from documentaries to magazine shows to factual entertainment. Formerly at ITV in the Midlands, I have been in this role for twenty two years and a freelancer for fourteen. I am based near Birmingham, but also work in other locations - including London, Manchester, Leeds and Plymouth.

My recent broadcast credits are:

Inside : Center Parcs Factual Entertainment Crackit Productions C5 50' x1
A one-off look at the firm behind the Center Parcs Holiday Villages. Using archive footage and contemporary interviews to look at what it took to make a Dutch entrepreneur’s idea such a huge success in the UK.
Shut Ins : Britain’s Fattest People Factual Entertainment Blink Films C4 45’ x1
Across the UK, thousands of super morbidly obese people are too big to leave their home. Each programme looks at an individual who is shut away from the world and asks, can they turn their lives around?
Call That Hard Work Factual Entertainment Electric Ray BBC1 45’ x3
A fast-paced, competitive series that takes a fun and informative look at the world of work. Three people who are passionate of what they do for a living, spend a day doing one another’s work and the person who everyone agrees has the hardest job will win a cash bonus.

Equally at home as part of a team or working independently, I regularly structure from rushes and contribute ideas to scripts. I can keep to the schedules, whilst still delivering the high standards expected. I’ll maintain an attention to detail, even on ‘fast turnaround’ programmes. I particularly enjoy editing with music to create sequences with drama.

Among my career highlights are:

Fred & Rose West : The Real Story with Trevor McDonald Factual Blink Films ITV1 50' x1
Collaborative edit of a powerful documentary, presented by Sir Trevor McDonald, featuring exclusive interviews and insights into one of most disturbing murder cases in British criminal history – Fred and Rose West and the Gloucester House of Horrors. 
Great British Railway Journeys Factual Boundless BBC2 29’ x18
Michael Portillo follows in the footsteps of the father of the train timetable in this revealing portrait of Britain through the eyes of the cartographic genius that was George Bradshaw.
Gardeners’ World - Special Documentary BBC Studios BBC2 1Hr
Monty Don presents a one-off special, examining the life and the influence of ten of ‘Britain’s Gardening Heroes’. A showcase of some of the most beautiful, practical and functional gardens in Britain.
Countrywise Magazine Show ITV Productions ITV1 1Hr and 23’ Series’ one to three.
The popular peak-time programme in which Paul Heiney, Bethany Hughes and Rachel de Thame celebrate the beauty and rich history of the British countryside. Includes cooking with celebrity chef Mike Robinson.
Frontline Battle Machines Factual X2 Productions Discovery Networks 1Hr x3
Series in which motoring journalist Mike Brewer takes a journey to the war zone of Afghanistan and gets an exclusive look at the weaponry of the British Armed Forces stationed there.
Blenheim Observational Documentary ITV Central ITV1 23’ x6
Behind the scenes at a busy family owned Stately Home, which is open to the public. Keeping up the appearance of the building and grounds is only part of the story, as the estate looks at new ways to generate an income.
Supersize vs Superskinny Factual Entertainment Remarkable Channel Four 1Hr x2
Dr Christian Jessen asks contributors to swap diets and experience each others wildly contrasting eating habits. The programme also examines the mine field of issues around weight, food and body image.
Impossible Engineering Factual TwoFour Yesterday/UKTV 50' x2
A series
looking at the history of pioneering modern-day mega structures, recounting the stories of the exceptional engineers whose technological advances made it possible.

Before my editing career, I was a Senior Engineer at ITV and this engineering background enhances my editing skills.

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