Video Tape & Media Operator


A well motivated, dedicated, hard working man who enjoys all aspects of the job, able to work as part of a team . Proactive, and able to problem-solve and make quick decisions in a fast pace environment, delivering high standards of work. Very good communication skills . Experience in good leadership skills in senior roles. Flexible, resourceful & always has time for others.

Work experience

Work experience
Nov 2012 - Present

Video Tape Operator

Sky Television][Isleworth London]

[ [Video Tape Operator] Roles include recording linesfeed, playout programmes for transmission, making DVD's . Ingest programmes

Mar 2012 - Apr 2012

Media Operator

Techincolor Media Services ]West London]  

[ [ Media Operator/Short Term Contract] Roles include preparation of programme materials for broadcast, quality assessment of programme before transmission, Ingest programmes for transmission using Final Cut Pro and Lines recording and playouts of programmes 

Apr 2011 - Sep 2011

Media Operator

ITFC][Acton, London]
[ [ Media Operator/Short Term Contract] Roles include preparation of programme materials for broadcast, quality assessment of programme before transmission, Ingest programmes for transmission using Final Cut Pro and Media Flex, Lines recording and playouts of programmes for the ITV networks and Channel Five
1999 - 2009

Senior Video Tape Operator/shift Leader

Pearson Television/Ascent Media [Central London] 

[ [Senior Video Tape Operator/Shift Leader] Roles include ingest operator using digital rapids, content agent, final pro and flip factory, creating files for FTP transfer, Editing, standard conversion, format transfer and line feeds, language layback, audio description remasterring and archiving/restoration, aspect ratio conversion using professional broadcasting equipment from 1” C format VTR's to Digi beta HD D5 and Pro Tools for clients such as Discovery Channel, Channel Five, Red Bee, Fremantle Media, Video On Demand for Virgin Media, Sony Music, Thames Television and The Sci-Fi Channel for programmes such as American Idol, The Bill, Britain Got Talent, X Factor, Top Gear, Big Brother, Home & Away, Neighbours and Baywatch. I have also attended training courses in MPEG, Encoding, High Definition and New Media by Zetro broadcasting Communications

1997 - 1999

Senior Video Tape Operator

Twentieth Century Video][Wembley London]

[[Senior Video Tape Operator] Roles Include editing, format transfer and video duplication using 1” C format VTR's, Digi beta and HD equipment

1993 - 1996

Operations Supervisor/editor

Identity Television / B.E.T. [Ladbroke Grove / London]

 [Operations Supervisor] Roles include overseeing the day to day running of the cable television channel, Standard conversion, editing American B.E. T. programmes for transmission. Co-directing, producing, editing weekly one hour programme(Video Mania) which include on location shoots, Interviews with music recording artist such as the late Notorious B.I. G., Puff Daddy, Mary J. Blige, The All Saints, Jazzie B of Soul II Soul and Janet Jackson. I also had the opportunity to fly to Jamaica to meet the Jamaican high commissioner, and to be part of a team that interviewed O. J. Simpson after the murder trial.

1990 - 1991

Senior Video Tape Operator

Double Vision/TVP][Central London] 

 [Senior Video Tape Operator]Roles include editing, standard conversion, video tape transfer/duplication and audio language layback using 1” C format VTR's, Betacam SP for clients such as Polygram Music Video, Chrysalis Music, & music and Initial Television.

1987 - 1990

Quality Controller / 

 [Video Print][Battersea London]

[Quality Controller/Senior Video Tape Operator] Roles include video tape transfer, bulk video duplication using 1” C format VTR's, betacam sp, Sony sprinter high speed duplication and professional VHS machines for clients such as Virgin Video, Palace Pictures, One little Indian records, PolyGram video


1985 - 1986

Advance Level Video / Audio Post Production

Media Production Services

Theory and practicl training on professional and broadcast equipment

1982 - 1983

O'Level, City & Guilds, CSE

Media Production Services

O’ Level - English Language,  O’ Level - Sociology, City & Guilds - Maths 

CSE - English Language, English Literature, Social Studies

1976 - 1981


Bacon School

English, Science, Geography, Drama, Woodwork






I enjoy reading, exploring and learning about new technologies, music and movies and have been a DJ on a music sound system for more than twenty years having started on radio and have been a regular feature at events such as the Notting Hill Carnival.I also enjoy cooking, family life