26 3 / 2012
Worked across various current affairs shows whilst at CNN International, researching on topical business stories, worldwide events, entertainment, and breaking news, as well as prompting on several big stories from the Arab uprisings, the Tsunami in Japan, and the Royal Wedding in London last year.
Prompted and researched across several live shows including Quest Means Business, Connect The World, World Sport, Piers Morgan Tonight when broadcast from London, and on-site with Anderson Cooper 360 during the Royal Wedding last year. Also contributed towards news scripting and selected studio wall images on CNN International’s morning news show, World 1.
Researched on one specific feature called ‘World @ Work’ - helped set up shoots and cast people; to focus on a variety of different people, their jobs, and why enjoy doing them - a ‘day in the life’ feature.
Involved with casting and setting up a shoot on a traffic warden and also a cocktail specialist - found interesting characters who could tell the story of their daily job in an enlightening manner.
Here is one we did with a theatre make-up artist - the aim was to uncover a secretive profession: