NEWSGATHERING & TELEVISION

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SWINDON BASED COVERING THE WHOLE OF THE SOUTH OF ENGLAND

 

I've many years of news experience from filming Royals to Breakfast TV. I am comfortable under pressure live on air.  

 

I own full ENG kits inc Sony PMW-500's XDCAM shooting on SxS or SD cards as well as more portable cameras.

I broadcast live via an LU200 (6 x Sims) with an optional Starlink satellite dish.  See my full kit list

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Shoot and edit cameraman Wiltshire
LiveU Camera Operator UK

GO LIVE WITH LIVEU

 

FULLY INSURED

BBC, ITV, ITN approved supplier. News Assignment Location Safety (NALS) course trained.​​

EDIT AT SCENE IN MY VAN

Edit and voiceover in my van & send directly into your systems. 

POWER AT SCENE

Power in the van

for your laptop, phones etc.

Edit van Tom Sykes Media

JOURNEY TIMES:

Approximate journey times to the following locations. My base postcode is SN6

 

Swindon (12 minutes)

Oxford (45 minutes)

RAF Brize Norton (20 minutes) 

Bristol, Bath, Reading, Winchester (60 minutes)

Salisbury (80 minutes)

Southampton, Portsmouth (90 minutes)

Birmingham, Cardiff, Exeter (130 minutes)

Torquay (150 minutes)

London (180 - 240 minutes)

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DRONE PILOT/CAMERAMAN

- CAA PfCO Certified - 

I offer affordable aerial video either LIVE or pre-recorded at the scene of your story. Read more

'Tom is an outstanding Cameraman and Editor. He is genuinely enthusiastic and is a pleasure to work with which

makes a big difference on demanding shoots.' - Jeremy Stern, BBC Producer/Director

'Highly reliable, talented and professional Cameraman. Always enthusiastic and determined to do a great job - whatever the deployment. Clearly very experienced - and it shows.' - Jason Dean, BBC Points West Editor

'...you helped turned a dull walk-and-talk in a store-room into a really nice piece of television.

Thanks for taking the time to get the high shots too. They made a big difference.' - ITV News - Content Hub

NATIONAL NEWS & DAYTIME TV

National News & Features
Ed Slater on BBC Breakfast inc live at Gloucester Rugby Club.

Ed Slater on BBC Breakfast inc live at Gloucester Rugby Club.

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Sewage in Rivers Story - BBC Breakfast

Sewage in Rivers Story - BBC Breakfast

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Diet (Climate Changes Series) - ITV News

Diet (Climate Changes Series) - ITV News

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Recycling - (Climate Changes Series) - ITV News

Recycling - (Climate Changes Series) - ITV News

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REGIONAL NEWS

Regional News
Paralympian Mel Nicholls Interview - BBC Points West

Paralympian Mel Nicholls Interview - BBC Points West

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Oxfordshire Staycation - BBC South Today

Oxfordshire Staycation - BBC South Today

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Young Ed Sheeran fan's tailor-made matching pink suit - BBC Points West

Young Ed Sheeran fan's tailor-made matching pink suit - BBC Points West

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'Anything Goes' - BBC Points West

'Anything Goes' - BBC Points West

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