Résumé / CV

I’m a creative content manager with 20 years of experience in the media and technology industries. I have a strong sense of how to connect with large audiences as a result of my live broadcast experience and excel at driving awareness and impact. I write and create original content, I’m a problem-solver and work well under pressure. I thrive on new challenges and capably work independently or in a team. I’m always open to new opportunities.

Mark is a lovely person and incredibly easy to work with and I look forward to using him for many more projects in the future.

Irene Kyme, Account Director at Cicero Group.


KEY SKILLS

EXPERIENCE

RWS MORAVIA – Seattle, WA
Content Producer
May 2018 – Present

• Original content creation for one of the World’s most prominent tech companies.
• Sourcing, writing and editing information for a global audience, in the correct tone of voice.
• Ensuring businesses and brands are accurately represented online.

BT SPORT – London, UK
Continuity & Navigation Manager
August 2013 – February 2018

• Managed promotional activity across 13 television channels in the UK, maximizing audience growth.
• Created 200+ scripts per month for on-air talent, ensuring accurate delivery and on-brand messaging.
• Reduced department operating costs by 60% in the first two years through streamlining processes.
• Innovated by integrating social media data into live broadcasts, increasing engagement week on week.
• Created a complete marketing strategy for on-air communications, managing relationships with all production partners.

ESPN – London, UK
Senior Continuity Producer
January 2013 – July 2013
• Devised detailed media plans and coordinated promotional activity across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
• Created 300+ scripts per month for on-air talent, ensuring accurate delivery and on-brand messaging.
• Managed a team of freelancers working across several countries in various languages.

ITV – London, UK
Continuity Announcer (ITV1)
October 2004 – January 2013
• Broadcast live to audiences of 14million+ viewers, self-scripting against strict brand and marketing guidelines.
• Managed network continuity during technical breakdowns and emergency scenarios.
• Contributed to award-winning campaigns (Broadcast: Channel of the Year / Promax BDA)

RCS (UK) Ltd – London, UK
Support & Training Specialist
July 2001 – December 2004
• Provided telephone and on-site technical support to 250+ TV & radio stations across the UK and Ireland.
• Lead self-developed training seminars and presentations, maximizing opportunities for sales growth.
• Integral to the launch of many new radio stations.

STUDENT BROADCAST NETWORK – London, UK
Programme Controller / Head of Production
July 1998 – July 2001
• Headhunted from University to create a new in-house production department.
• Created branding and programming syndicated nationally to a radio network.
• Fully responsible for hiring, nurturing and producing all on-air talent.

CERTIFICATIONS

AMA Professional Certified Marketer (PCM) in Digital Marketing
American Marketing Association
Currently studying

The Online Marketing Fundamentals
IAB Europe / Google Digital Garage
Feb 2018 – Present
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Adobe Stock Contributor
Feb 2018 – Present

EDUCATION

HND (Bachelor’s Degree Level) Media Technology & Production with Business
Farnborough College of Technology (University of Surrey)

ND Media Production & Technology
South Nottingham College

Dale Carnegie Graduate
Leadership for Managers