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Inspired creative visual journalism, delivered through the medium of pictures.

Videographer;  driven by people and their stories, the pictures that engage and inspire, with the ability to deliver information and visuals that viewers relate to.

Work History

Freelance Camera Crew

medialandscape.  Media/Corporate Video production co. wellington
Oct 2015Present

One Person Crew. Filming for One News, Q + A, and Sunday on a freelance contract. Filming for Amanda Millar Productions ( multi award-winning investigative journalist Amanda Millar, x 60minutes NZ ). Working currently on a project to document the Tiriti O Waitangi claims process for the Ministry of Culture and Heritage, funded by Creative NZ. ( Director; Andrew Dalziel ). Corporate and Government Department video. Lighting and sound operator, Editor and Media Authoring.

Campbell Live | Camera Crew

Mediaworks Tv3 auckland
Jan 2011Sep 2015

Current Affairs Camera Crew.

Filming high quality, engaging digital video content for TV3 across news, sport and entertainment, and editing informative and relevant news content.

Working with John Campbell, Presenter + Pip Keane, Executive Producer, Campbell Live .

Based solely in the field, paired with a journalist to cover stories for Campbell Live. Delivering edited stories from around the country, and around the world. Directing and planning the shape and feel of a current affairs story. Crafting content that asked the hard hitting questions on sensitive and relevant topics to our nation. The stories I worked on at Campbell Live gave extensive coverage to current affairs and the local political climate. We spoke for people who otherwise wouldn't have had a voice.

Stories covered; Zero Hours Contracts ( Burger King + McDonalds, with journalist Anna Burns-Francis ), Sydney Siege - Man Monis, Gunman ( with journalist Tristram Clayton, Lindt Café, Martin Place, Sydney ) ; Christchurch NZ February 2011 Earthquake, The Royal Wedding London 2011 ( The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Westminster Abbey, Wedding 2011 )

Duties included sending content back to the newsroom via BGAN Satellite, Editing in Avid Media Composer, FTP-ing and feeding shots back to the newsroom, both nationally and internationally. 

From February 2011 till December 2014, I worked between Campbell Live and 3News fulltime. I become a full time crew solely on Campbell Live in January 2015.

News | Camera Crew

mediaworks tv3 wellington
Sep 2007Dec 2010

News crew. Shooting for all shows across 3News - Sunrise, 3News ( 6PM bulletin ), Nightline, and The Paul Henry Show. Shooting and editing news packages for all shows, from around the country and around the world. Editing in the field with Avid Newscutter. Working with a journalist to cover a breaking news story in the field.  Assembling, preparing and setting up ENG equipment prior to shooting, including tripods, monitors, lighting, cables and sound. Solving technical problems outside broadcast, for example dealing with changing light conditions in a Live Cross situation with a reporter crossing ' live ' directly to the newsroom. Repairing and maintaining ENG equipment. Operating as a one person crew. 

Operations Assistant  |  Editor

TVNZ, wellington
Jul 2005Aug 2007

Operations Assistant/Editor/CR Operator/Live Eye Operator/SNG Trainee

Ops assistant at One News. Duties included weekend editing shifts, cutting stories for the 6PM news, editing in Avid Newscutter.  Running the Live Eye van, for Live Crosses into the 6PM bulletin. Operating the SNG truck. Making other cameramen coffee. ( Black, 2 sugars, if you're Terry Williams! )

Jewellery Designer

Lisa Hoskin design
Jun 2002Jan 2004

Lisa Hoskin Design - Jewellery Designer. Creating original pieces for Lisa's range of innovative and exquisite jewellery. Originally conceived and designed by Lisa in the Italian town of Siena, her work is unique and made solely by hand. I was responsible for designing new pieces, occasionally in collaboration with Lisa, and making all her existing designs as well. The jewellery is created out of Italian crystal, and copper. Projects included designing exclusively for Kate Hawkesby to wear on Breakfast, TVNZ's early morning show over two seasons.

Photographer's Assistant

Kelley Loveridge, etc photography and design
Apr 2000Nov 2000

Assisting Kelley with many aspects of her Wedding photography business, from ordering stock, to meeting with clients, and assisting with making their day just that much smoother, to working as her assistant on the day  - changing film, organizing people for portraits, being an extra photographer should that be required, and liaising with PCL to print her work as per brief. Kelley originally trained as a Press photographer, before she started her wedding photography business, which lent itself to a beautiful editorial style of photography.


DIPLOMA in Graphic Design

Natcoll College of Design, Wellington
Apr 2004Dec 2004

An intensive one year Diploma in Graphic Design. Software learnt included Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and After Effects. 12 projects were completed and handed in.

Bachelor of Arts in English

University of Anywhere


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References available on request.   Pip Keane  -  Executive Producer, Campbell Live Auckland ( Now EP for  'Checkpoint with John Campbell' on RNZ )

                                                                     Cushla Lewis  -  H.O.D Camera Crew, Mediaworks TV3, Auckland.

                                                                     Shalleen Hern   -   Bureau Chief, TVNZ, Wellington.

                                                                     Richard Cooper  -  Director, Medialandscape, Wellington ( )

Core Competencies


Content Development






Content Writing


Public Relations

Editorial Communications


Instructional I English (7-12)

Completed Praxis I Exam

Completed Praxis II Exam

Guest Teacher Certificate

Test Administrator Training Certificate

Community Service

St. Thomas More Summer Theatre Magic - 2009 – Present

Assistant Stage Manager

  • Collaborated with other stage crewmembers to manage sets and backstage activity.
  • Coordinated with program leaders to raise thousands of dollars for local charities.