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Meet the team:

News

 

Local content

 

Sales

 

Finance

 

IT

David Johnson

David Johnson

Head of Local Content

Profile

Clare Mitchell

Assistant Producer

James Lynch

Producer

Kirstie McNamara

Researcher

Michael Wray

Producer

Dan Parrott

Producer - music

Lawrence Brannon

Producer

Damian Bowker

Producer

Peter Waiting

Camera Operator

Michael Buttery

Camera Operator

Anthony Dodge

Camera Operator

Channel L's local content team produce lifestyle, ents sport and music programes: essentially the non-news output. The team perform the following roles:

Producer
Organises and arranges the filming and editing schedule. Decides content for programmes including guests, locations and other logistics. Liaises with guests and ensures programmes make it to transmission.

Director
Responsible for the look of a programme including lighting, style, camera angles, graphics and sound. The director works closely with the production team.
 

Editor
Normally works under the director to cut the pictures and sound together. Channel L editing is done on the non-linear Avid system.
 

Camera Operator
In studio the camera op uses large pedastal based cameras and works with headphone and instruction from the studio director. In ENG mode the camera op will work to a shot list or with a director on location.
 

Researcher
General duties include calling guests, setting up shoots, logging tapes, digitising material for editors. Generally assisting the producer or director with their duties
 

Assistant Producer
On larger scale productions the AP will take on producer responsibilities such as filming certain packages or features. Usually has experience as an editor or camera operator.