I left the BBC after 34 years and am now putting all those broadcast & production skills I've honed to good use as a freelancer. I am open to work in TV & Radio Presentation / Reporting / Production as well mentoring. Also available for Voiceover & Event Hosting.
I have my own video production and audio recording studio set-up at home.
Here's what I'm up to...
June/Summer: I will be working as a presenter on a BBC Radio 4 documentary strand to be broadcast next year.
May: Film on BBC One Show about the Westminster Abbey organ which will be centre stage at King Charles III's Coronation. >>> Watch video.
March / April:
Film on BBC One Show about the shortage of midwives and plans to address it in Sunderland. >>> Watch video.
Short film for LNER and their support of a fabulous project to rehabilitate offenders.
>>> Watch video.
January / February: Picked up 3 awards for work in video production.
>>> More details.
Producer: Film for International Women's Day 2023 >>> Watch Video.
Producer: Film highlighting the fantastic opportunities for apprentices within the rail industry.
Producer/Presenter: Sell out event "An Evening With Chris Jackson" at Tyneside Cinema looking at my 40 years of reporting the North East on TV and Radio.
Reporter/Producer: Short film about mercy mission to Turkish Earthquake Disaster
Nominated for 2 RTS (NE & the Borders) awards
Best Factual (Non-Broadcast)
Producer: short film for BBC's The One Show.
Reporter: ITN Productions
- Heart Valves: Watch Video>>>
- Reinventing Housing Kirklees: Watch Video>>>
- Reinventing Housing Hartlepool: Watch Video>>>
Reporter/producer: BBC Radio 4 (PM & Today Programme).
Developing documentary & drama ideas for independent production companies.
Producing films for corporate clients.
Royal Jubilee - Royal Train: Watch video>>>
Event Host for NHS and charity specials.
Reporter - BBC Radio 4 "Today" TX 18/12/21 @ 08:10
Reporter - BBC Radio 4 "Farming Today" TX 08/12/21
Reporter - BBC Radio 4 "Today" TX 07/12/21 @ 08:22
Awards Judge - RTS Awards (NE & the Border)
Producer/Director - Remembrance Day video reports - LNER 11/11/21
Event Host - Major online event for NHS GP’s/hospitals. October 2021
Producer/Director - Campaign videos - LNER September 2021
Reporter/Producer - Decarbonising shipping film - UKRI/EPSRC July/Aug 2021
Mentor/Trainer - Filmmakers course for young people - Barnado's July 2021
Producer - RTS Event (June 2021)
Producer - TV Documentary development, Newcastle based. Ongoing
Reporter - BBC Radio 4 "Farming Today" TX 14/5/21
Reporter - BBC Radio 4 “Costing the Earth” TX 23/3/21
Producer/Director - Major live stream show & campaign video for hospice charity. TX 26/3/21
Host & Interviewer - Live webcast launch of Northumbria Police Commissioner future plans. TX 12/2/21
Event Host - Major online event for NHS GP’s/hospitals. April 2021
Talk / Q&A - Regional Journalism and its future. April 2021
Host & Interviewer - RTS online event - TV & Film, working with Covid April 2021
Online Mentor - Workshopping for foreign journalist training. March 2021