Corporate Presenting / MC

Interacting with intimate audiences or to those of thousands, I am incredibly comfortable representing independent businesses or market leading and trend setting brands. Versatility and adaptability has seen me working with; radio, lapel or head-microphones, crowd interaction and participation, chefs, recipes and dedicated time windows, amongst other things, delivering for clients such as; BBC Good Food Show, CBD Food Festival, Peugeot, Diageo (GB), Taste, Hilton Hotels, Selfridges & Co, HSBC, Diesel, Birmingham City Council, Marketing Birmingham, Coast To Coast American Restaurants & Bars, Brakes, Chefs on Stage, Care Through The Millennium (CTTM), The Business Growth Show and Birmingham Bull Ring Markets. I have hosted a wide variety of events that have included: product launches and shop openings, fashion shows, city music events and festivals, business presentations and celebratory events, food festivals, charity fundraisers, awards dinners and presentations, parties and magazine launches. This list is not exhaustive and exceeding expectations is always prominent in this field.

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Live Event Presenting / MC

Years of experience have given me the opportunity to present to live audiences that have reached an excess of 100,000 people. Some of the highlights have included the following events; Comic Relief/Sport Relief, Artsfest, Queens Jubilee (Gold & Diamond), Birmingham Pride, Galaxy Radio, Christmas Lights Switch On, Armed Forces Day, South Croydon Food Festival, St Georges Day, Taste, Colmore BID Food Festival and Night Light. These events often include change of schedule, ad-lib and working with an array of artists, bands and much more that require time constraints, changes and an ability to be quick thinking and creative.

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TV Presenting & Voiceover

I have worked on numerous projects that have gained me experience within television and their recorded formats. Live TV has included long periods of ‘open mic’ usage, often up to 3hrs. Multiple camera switches and live phone calls. Pre-recorded productions have gained me valuable experience in scripts, delivery and ‘PTC’. I have worked with some of the leading companies including; BBC, ITV, Channel 5 and BSkyB on different projects. A natural ability to engage with the viewer enables immediate interaction with warmth and clarity. I enjoyed being a fundamental player in rolling out Sky’s ‘Quiz TV’ as a lead presenter. I have also been seen on MTV, Central News and ‘Was It Good For You’ to name but few.

Adverts / Extra’s / Corporate Video / Imagery

I am pleased to say that my endless amount of experience to date enables me to be available for an array of projects. I am incredibly keen and always willing to try something new, or that which requires previous experience. Besides my previous TV, Event and PR experience, thanks to my dear friend Michelle Collins, I once enjoyed appearing in the movie ‘Don’t Stop Dreaming’ that starred Michelle Collins, Laila Rouass and Rishi Kapoor.

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Content Writing, Editorial Reporting & Reviews

Through many years of Marketing and PR experience I have written an array of content and marketing materials for clients relating to numerous subjects in time. However, I have also been known for writing articles and covering subjects such as: ‘What’s On’ and ‘Social Supreme’, Travel Features, Food Reviews and Dining Out, in publications that have included: The Birmingham Mail, 24/7 What’s On, Midlands Zone, Style Magazine, 69 Magazine and The Business Growth Show. My passionate and extensive 25-year knowledge of the ‘Food & Drink’ and ‘Licensed Hospitality’ industry also gives me a unique skill when reviewing menus and businesses within this field!

  • Jamie Oliver's Restaurant Review - 69 Magazine
  • Image is Everything - BGS Magazine
  • Social Supreme - Style Magazine

General Entertainment Experience

I am fortunate to have worked with hundreds of known names within the television and music industry. These have included; Graham Norton, James Martin, Gordon Ramsey, Jamelia, Michelle Collins, Take That, Colin and Justin, Lord Michael Cashman ‘OBE’ & Sir Ian Mc Kellen, to name but a small amount. Having modest chef skills, and knowledge, I have also developed my own multi-award winning bar & restaurant, which I later sold. As a great motivator and team player I also co founded and developed the now 17 year running event that is Birmingham Pride, now attracting over 100,000 people and generating in excess of £14 million for the local economy for that weekend alone.

Live audiences and customer interaction are my forte’ & seeing me in action radiating experience as I stimulate crowds in plaza’s, parks, cities, festivals and exhibition halls too, I am told is inspiring! As an ex hands on Operations Director for a 2,500 capacity leading entertainment based nightclub, I was able to master crowd participation and live interaction with audiences while on stage. I was formidable for over 10 years in titillating weekly audiences and creating phenomenal events, privileging me with invaluable experience when working live.

Other experience in life has been gained within the automotive industry, including new and used vehicle sales, repair and service of mainstream and prestige cars. Security & Industrial door manufacturing and fitting. Magazine, print and banner sale and distribution. Website design, development and SEO for CMS, E-Commerce and bespoke build sites.

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