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I am fully bilingual so speak Spanish and English to native level as well as good French and Italian. I have fifteen years' experience as a Spanish interpreter in legal and medical fields in addition to a lot of work researching for TV shows on various themes including surgical procedures and mental health for medical documentaries.
Whizz Kid for MTV
July 2013 - August 2013
Responsible for establishing in which Spanish costa to base a dating series (working title Summer of Love), finding the main location - a nine bedroom mansion on the beach in Puerto Banus and negotiating access and the contract with the owner.
April 2013 - July 2013
This on-going role involves location and story finding, developing, writing and pitching documentary series formats including a cutting-edge, celebrity-led 3x45min series on a taboo subject and a returnable daytime animal series. Both are currently with the commissioners.
April 2012 - September 2012
Based in Barcelona, scouted all locations including the main castle location for the series, negotiated access and filming permits and liaised with local authorities. Contract was extended to include story-finding as well as all matters relating to the main location.
November 2011 - March 2012
Spanish Producer on a series of educational films on science, natural history and biology, in charge of re-versioning all material for the Spanish and Latin American markets, casting voiceover artists and edit producing.
September 2011 - November 2011
Produced a batch of 150 extremely fast-turnaround short films for corporate client Choice Hotels, set up in two and a half weeks and shot in France and Italy over a two week period. Handled all logistics, access and hiring in of PDs and editors.
Development of Series
October 2009 - September 2010
3 of Sun, Sea and A&E, followed by three months on location in Mallorca. Had to resolve tricky access in addition to people and story finding in A&E departments and on ambulance nightshifts.
February 2007 - May 2007
Story and location-finding for a fast turn-around, one hour documentary on London's teenage gangs, as part of the Ross Kemp on Gangs series. My role involved gaining access to criminal gang members as young as 14, in addition to bereaved families.
August 2006 - November 2006
People and story and location-finding, from high profile figures to tribes people, on the Mexican leg of 'Dom Jolys Happy Hour', a series of 1 hour documentaries exploring tequila.
May 2006 - August 2006
A role initially devising, then writing and scripting property shows, a travel show and a chat show, filmed as live at in-house studios.
Development, location and character
June 2005 - February 2006
finding for a variety of documentaries in fields of medicine, natural science and sex using my French, Italian and Spanish to fact-find and interview possible contributors and set up filming.
February 2005 - April 2005
Development of a Europe-based hotel troubleshooting series, finding hotels and contributors in Spain, France and Italy.
January 2005 - February 2005
AP: 'Cosmetic Surgery Live' (Endemol)
Story finding and tracking down Italian contributors including society figures and top plastic surgeons.
March 2004 - September 2004
in the Sun' (Freeform)
Six months on the road in Portugal, Spain, France and Italy finding properties and some scriptwriting as well as looking after contributors on location.
October 2003 - December 2003
and story finding and generating story and sketch ideas for the Latin American audience of a US channel.
December 2002 - September 2003
Character and story finding to a very particular brief for Eurotrash in Spain, France and Italy in addition to APing on location around Europe and at the Eurotrash studios in Paris.
Qualifications & Certifications
London College of Fashion
Somerset College of Art and Technology
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