Personal Statement

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I am a multimedia professional with an experienced background in online, radio and TV newsrooms.

I have worked at several leading and award-winning media organisations in the UK and overseas including Reuters, BBC, Al Jazeera English, Sky and ITN.

I have exceptional creative, editorial, research and production skills; an unrivalled ability to adapt and a willingness to develop professionally and personally.

Below is a summary of my core skills:

  • Producing editorial content for TV, radio, online and print
  • Extensive writing¬†including international news/ sport copy and features
  • Video editing
  • Working to deadlines
  • Stills selection and editing
  • Headline writing
  • Handling breaking news

Below is a summary of my technical ability:

  • Extensive experience of content management systems
  • Desktop editing on Avid Newscutter
  • Audio editing on Adobe Cool Edit Pro
  • Picture editing on Adobe Photoshop
  • Managing and promoting content on social media including YouTube, Twitter and Facebook
  • Knowledge of various newsgathering tools including iNews and ENPS
  • Use of web analytical software including Google analytics
  • Ability to create infographics and write graphic sequences

Please click on the Vision, Words and Sound links to see examples of my work.

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