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heather bk
Heather Benson
Sound Op & Assistant

Location: North West

Heather is a Freelance Sound Operator/ Assistant and AV Technician with over 8 years of experience in both the Television and Live industries. She has worked on Television productions such as The Jeremy Kyle Show, Take Me Out, Dragons Den, A Question of Sport, Blue Peter and Alicia Dixons Street Dance Stars. Heather is proficient using radio microphones, personal microphones, desk microphones, IEM systems and radio communication systems as well as being able to track a Fisher boom and have some experience operating fish pole booms. As part of her role she has been expected to adhere to risk assessments, take direction from Directors, Producers and Floor Managers and deal with guests and presenters. Heather is able to perform minor maintenance on a variety of AV equipment as well as operating most AV equipment to a high standard she has been involved in a variety of productions to date and she is increasing her skillset every day.

Credits Include:


Grams Operator:


The Morning Line 2013, 2014 (Channel 4)
Channel 4 Racing 2013, 2014 (Channel 4)
Blue Peter 2012,2013, 2014 (CBBC)
DNN 2013, 2014 (CBBC)
Football Focus 2012, 2013 (BBC Sport)


Submix Operator:


Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 2014 (BBC Sport)
Match Of The Day 2012, 2013, 2014 (BBC Sport)
Match Of The Day 2 2012, 2013, 2014 (BBC Sport)
London Olympics 2012 2012 (BBC Sport)
UEFA Euros 2012 2012 (BBC Sport)


Sound Assistant:


Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival 2014 (Channel 4)
Ejector Seat 2014 (ITV)
The Morning Line 2013, 2014 (Channel 4)
Channel 4 Racing 2013, 2014 (Channel 4
Match Of The Day 2 Extra 2013, 2014 (BBC Sport)
World Focus 2013, 2014 (BBC Sport/World)
Mastermind 2013, 2014 (BBC)
A Question Of Sport 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 (BBC)
Blue Peter 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 (CBBC)
Dragons Den 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 (BBC)
Football Focus 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 (BBC Sport)
Final Score 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 (BBC Sport)
Match Of The Day 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 (BBC Sport)
Match Of The Day 2 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 (BBC Sport)
8 out of 10 Cats does Countdown 2013 (Channel 4)
This Morning: 25 years Celebration 2013 (ITV)
Newsnight (Manchester) 2013 (BBC)
Gok Live: Stripping For Summer 2013 (Channel 4)
Sam and Marks Big Friday Wind-up 2013 (CBBC)
Confederation Cup 2013 (BBC Sport)
Alicia Dixons Street Dance Stars 2011, 2012, 2013 (CBBC)
University Challenge 2011, 2012, 2013(BBC)
Take Me Out 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013(ITV)
Countdown 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013(Channel 4)
The Jeremy Kyle Show 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013(ITV)
The Sarah Millican Television Show 2012 (BBC)
UEFA Euros 2012 2012 (BBC Sport)
Superbowl XLVI 2012 (BBC Sport)
Australian Open Tennis 2012 (BBC Sport)
Rhyme Rocket 2012 (CBBC)
John Bishop’s Britain 2012 (BBC)
Justin’s House 2012 (CBeebies)
North Vs South Pilot 2012 (Pilot)
Paddy’s TV Guide 2012(Channel 4)
Stars In A Spin Pilot 2011 (Pilot)
Salford Sitcom Showcase 2011 (BBC)
CBeebies Cinderella Panto 2011 (CBeebies)
Sports Personality Of The Year 2011(BBC)
Divided 2009 (ITV)


AV Technician:


Haven Owners Event “Fleetwood” July 2012
Haven Owners Event “Blackpool” July 2012
Holiday Village “Aliathon” Cyprus April 2012
Thomson Gold “Falesia” Portugal August 2011
Thomson Gold “Savoy Gardens” Maderia May – June 2011
Thomson Gold “Coronas Playa” Lanzarote January – April 2011
TED AV Holiday Park Derig December 2010
Thomson Gold “Fiesta Castell Playa” Menorca March – October 2010

TRAINING;


Reidel – Reidel Tuesdays session attended as well as on the job experience operating and editing Reidel communication systems.


TED AV – mentoring from line manager and training week to increase technical knowledge plus introduction to specific equipment for the job.


Sound Skills for Self Shooters – run by BBC training. Increasing knowledge of location recording, equipment selection and microphone placement.


Health and Safety Training – run by 1st Option Safety Services which specialised in health and safety for broadcasting media.


T : +44 797 212 9854
E : creative@reelangels.tv