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OB Producer - CNN Conservative Party Conference

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OB Producer - CNN Labour Party Conference

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OB Producer - CNN Liberal Democrats Conference

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OB Producer - CNN G7 Biarritz

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OB Producer - CNN European Council June 2019

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OB Producer - CNN Portsmouth: D-Day Commemorations

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OB Producer - CNN Royal Baby 2019

Produced a day of lives from the Long Walk outside Windsor castle following the announcement of the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's baby.

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OB Producer - CNN Special European Council April 2019

Produced a day of coverage around the special meeting of the European Council to discuss an extension to the Brexit process.

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OB Producer - CNN European Council March 2019

Produced three days of special coverage of the March European Council in Brussels.

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OB Producer - CNN British Academy Awards 2019: Red Carpet

Produced an evening of lives from the red carpet fo the British Academy Film Awards 2019 for CNN.

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OB Producer - CNN Munich Security Conference

Produced a couple of days of live reporter hits, live bulletins and panel discussions from the Munich Security Conference.

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OB Producer - CNN British Academy Awards 2019: Nominations

Produced the live international pool OB for the 2019 British Academy Film Award nominations.

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OB Producer - CNN Conservative Party Conference

Produced four days of coverage from the UK's Conservative party Conference in Birmingham. Including editions of CNNtalk and Hala Gorani Tonight.

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OB Producer - CNN CNNtalk: DMEXCO Cologne

Produced a special edition of CNNtalk on the road from the Digital Marketing Expo and Conference on the subject of whether we are addicted to technology.

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OB Producer - CNN CNNtalk: Edinburgh TV Festival

Produced a special edition of CNNtalk from the Edinburgh International TV Festival on the subject of fake news.

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OB Producer - CNN Cannes Lions

Produced a series of lives for television and Facebook live for CNN.

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OB Producer - CNN EU Withdrawal Debate

Produced two days of live for CNN International from outside the Houses of Parliament in London on the EU Withdrawal Bill.

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OB Producer - CNN Trooping The Colour

Produced a day of lives for a variety of CNN platforms on the 2018 Trooping the Colour.

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OB Producer - CNN Third Royal Baby

Planned and produced a day of lives around the birth of Prince Louis, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's third child.

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OB Producer - CNN British Academy Film Awards 2018: Red Carpet

Red Carpet coverage of the EE British Academy Film Awards 2018 for CNN International.

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OB Producer - CNN London New Year's Eve

Produced the international live feed for the London New Year’s Eve fireworks 2017/8 - 14 years after the first time I worked on the event.

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OB Producer - CNN European Council Dec 2017

Producer a special week of coverage for CNN from Brussels around the European Council and the latest Brexit negotiations including a special edition of CNNtalk

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OB Producer - CNN CNNtalk: Queen's Wedding Anniversary

Produced a special OB for CNN International on the day of the Queen and HRH Prince Philip's 70th Wedding Anniversary.

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OB Producer - CNN CNNtalk: EU Withdrawal Bill

Produced another edition of CNNtalk from outside the UK Parliament on the day MPs began debating the EU Withdrawal Bill.

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OB Producer - CNN European Council Oct 2017

Produced a week of special coverage of the European Council Summit for CNN International

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OB Producer - CNN CNNtalk: EU Edition

Produced a special hour long version of #CNNtalk from outside the European Commission on the day after the German Elections and as the 4th round of Brexit talks began

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OB Producer - CNN Bastille Day 2017

A full week of lives and special programmes from the Avenue des Champs-Élysées in Paris for the annual Bastille Day celebrations and the visit of US President Donald Trump

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OB Producer - CNN State Opening of Parliament

A full day of lives and special programmes from outside the Palace of Westminster on the day the Queen opened the next session of Parliament.

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OB Producer - CNN Grenfell Fire

Two days producing live programmes from the scene of the Grenfell fire for CNN International​

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OB Producer - CNN UK Election Night 2017

Produced 11 hours of continuous coverage for CNN International on a very busy night outside the Houses of Parliament during the UK Election 2017.

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OB Producer - CNN Manchester Attacks

Produced four days of lives from outside 10 Downing covering the political and national security response to the Manchester attacks


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OB Producer - CNN Prince Philip Retires

Day of lives outside Buckingham Palace Prince Philip announces he will step down from public engagements later this year.

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OB Producer - CNN Article 50

Producer 7 hours of continuous live programming from Abingdon Green outside the Houses of Parliament in London for CNN International on the day the UK Government invoked Article 50, beginning the formal exit of Britain from the European Union.

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OB Producer - CNN Westminster Attack 2017

Produced 3 days of lives from various locations around central London following the attack on Westminster Bridge and Parliament.

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OB Producer - CNN Geneva Motor Show

Produced 2 days of lives, 8 interviews and 4 packages for CNN International and CNN Money from the Geneva International Motor Show.

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OB Producer - CNN Italy Referendum 2016

Produced three days of lives around the Italian Referendum for CNN International, CNN US and their affiliates: Sky News Australia and SBS Australia.

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OB Producer - CNN Autumn Statement

Produced a day of lives for CNN International from Abingdon Green outside the UK Houses of Parliament as Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the government's first post-Brexit budget.


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OB Producer - CNN Heathrow Decision

A day of lives for CNN International around the decision to expand Heathrow Airport and build a third runway.

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OB Producer - CNN IFA Berlin

Producer a day of lives for CNN International, CNN Espanyol and HLN from the IFA exhibition in Berlin.

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OB Producer - CNN Summer Specials

Produced the morning of live programmes for CNN International and CNN Money from the roof of the Turner Broadcasting as part of their summer series.

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OB Producer - CNN Theresa May becomes UK PM

Produced 8 hours of live television on the day David Cameron left Downing Street and Theresa May became the new UK Prime Minister.

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OB Producer - CNN EU Referendum: Downing Street

Produced 8 hours of live programming from Downing Street one week after the UK voted to leave the EU and David Cameron announced he was going to step down as Prime Minister.

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OB Producer - CNN EU Referendum: Abingdon Green

Produced 8 hours of live early morning programming each day for three days on CNN International from Abingdon Green in Westminster on the continuing coverage of the UK leaving the EU.


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OB Producer - CNN EU Referendum: City of London

Produced 3 days OBs from the offices of Panmure Gordon & Co. in the heart of the city of London as billions were wiped from the stock markets following the UK's decision to leave the EU.

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OB Producer - CNN EU Referendum: Downing Street

On the eve of the historic referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union I produced an after of lives for CNN International outside number 10 Downing Street.

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OB Producer - CNN EU Referendum: Siemens

I produced a full day of live hits and a full hour programme for CNN International's coverage of the UK's referendum on membership of the EU from the Siemens Rail Automation factory in Wiltshire.

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OB Producer - CNN Paris Attacks: UK Response

Produced a series of live shots from outside Downing Street focusing on the UK's response to the terror attacks in Paris.

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OB Producer - CNN UK Election St Thomas'

Produced four days of early morning lives for CNN International's coverage of the UK Election 2015 from their OB at St Thomas' Hospital opposite the Houses of Parliament.

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OB Producer - CNN UK Election Downing Street

As the UK Election 2015 campaign entered its final few days, I produced a day of lives from Downing Street for CNN International.

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OB Producer - CNN MSC Oscar

Producer for CNN as the world's largest container ship the MSC Oscar arrives at the Port of Felixstowe for the first time.

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OB Producer - Autumn Statement

OB Producer on CNN International's coverage of George Osborne's last Autumn Statement before the UK general election.

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OB Producer - CNN Scottish Referendum

Set up and produced two days of lives from the 38th floor of the Shard in central London for CNN International covering financial reaction to the referendum from the City.

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OB Producer - Farnborough Airshow

OB Producer on three days of coverage of the Farnborough International Airshow 2014 for CNN International.

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OB Producer - CNN Wimbledon

OB Producer for CNN International, producing a full 60min morning bulletin and live hits every hour in to news and sport bulletins.

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OB Producer - CNN Capitalism Conference

OB Producer for CNN International at the Inclusive Capitalism Conference at the Mansion House in Central London.

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OB Producer - CNN EU Elections

OB Producer for CNN International on the night of the European Parliamentary Elections.

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OB Producer - UK Pool Captain Scott

OB Producer for Sky News, BBC News, ITN and UK for the Captain Scott National Memorial Service.

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OB Producer - BBC New Year Live

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OB Producer - BBC Suffolk Murders

The biggest investigation in the history of Suffolk police took place in December 2006 with the discovery of the bodies of five women who'd worked as prostitutes in Ipswich I was there as an OB producer for two weeks, producing constant lives and a network BBC News Special on BBC1.

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More photos of the OB operation can be found here: Suffolk Murders 2006