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Marie-Francoise Wolff - CV Presenter

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Motivation:

I love the challenges of presenting. For the past three months I have been hosting a daily live breakfast show on SUMO TV, SKY Channel 144 (audience aged between 8-30). I have over a hundred hours of live TV experience, being the sole presenter of the show. This involves being vibrant, happy and looking beautiful in the early in the mornings! I work well under pressure, improvising to camera, writing my own scripts, working with talkback, under the producers direction and presenting to camera

Television experience:

Professional presenter on SUMO TV breakfast show, daily on SKY Channel 144, since May 2007. Presenter on Channel 4 "Movie Lounge" as a reporter on "Britain's Best Little Cinema".
Professional Actress in Television and Film (Credits include Genie in the House Series on Nickelodeon where I played an MTV teeny bopper Presenter). Work experience with Nickelodeon as a runner in the studio.

Employment:

I teach drama, dance and singing and worked in South Eastern Nigeria for 4 months as a drama specialist in a rehabilitation centre for the mentally ill. I have excellent skills in leading arts related workshops with all ages from children to adults. This has led me to work in Prisons, Primary and Secondary schools, clubs, and within corporate Business. I also work as a commercial model and actress. I have worked in a diverse range of part time jobs from being a waitress, sales assistant to a dog walker and gardener. I take pride in being able to do anything I put my mind to.

Skills:

I have some experience of these TV areas:
Fashion, Beauty, Children, Showbiz

I am keen to gain experience in:
Beauty, Children, Health & Fitness, Showbiz

Education:

The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) Paul McCartney School - 01/07/2005
BA Honours Performing Arts 2:1

Further Qualifications:

TNTV TV Presenting Course
Top TV Presenting Course with Liz Mills
Pukka Presenting Course/Children's TV Presenting with Catherine Wolfe

School:

Amersham College
01/09/1998 to 01/07/2000

A levels

Interests:

I love reading plays, watching theatre and film, visiting museums, heritage sites and art galleries. I also write my own scripts and poetry. Aside from that I enjoy music festivals, shopping, spending time with my dog and growing my own vegetables!

Programme interests:

I am passionate about Children's TV & Popular Culture Programmes, such as MTV, Blue Peter and CBBC. I'm a child at heart so that's where I fit best. I also have a keen interest in travel having been to every continent, and would be keen to experience travel programmes also

Away From Work:

I am about to run a half marathon to raise money for a charity I support. The discipline of training for such an event helps me stay focused and sharp when presenting, it also keeps me in shape and gives me more energy. I love travelling and culture, reading plays, swimming in the sea, socialising and eating good food & fine wine! I love surfing, scuba diving & all sports. I'm passionate about theatre & film, having trained in Performing Arts at The Paul McCartney school in Liverpool (LIPA).

References available on request.




David Wheeler - CV

Mobile: 07746 476355 Tel/Fax: 07746 476355
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.StartinTV.com
Location: Cheltenham
D.O.B: 24/06/1960
Full Driving Licence

Motivation:

It drives me. It excites and inspires me. From photography and editing, to journalism and presenting, the capacity of the medium to entertain and inform is stimulating. I have made some films at University tackling strong issues and would like to continue with my passion for film making within a broadcasting environment.

Television experience:

Summer: Work experience shadowing a director on Wales Today. I recorded packages from the studio, pieces down the line from Westminster and rehearsed in the studio for the evening live transmission

I pursued people and managed to gain experience with studio cameramen in the Blue Peter studio at TV Centre. This gave me an insight into the complexities of a live studio and the responsibilities of the cameraman.

Employment:

Fourteen highly varied vacation jobs ranging from sales assistant in Harrods to industrial boiler cleaning! This has given me the confidence to work alongisde a range of different people and I have aquired a broad range of people skills, which are particularly relevent to a broadcasting career.

I have worked as a waiter in Greece, and handled some challenging situations! This was followed by work as a tour rep, where the job of trouble-shooting and staying calm under pressure was learnt!

Skills:

I have some experience of these TV areas: Camera, Direction, Technical / Engineering

I am keen to gain experience in: Camera, Direction, Editing

Education: 

Oxford Christ Church - 00/00/1982

Chemistry BA Hons II

Further Qualifications:

MA

School:

Charterhouse. 00/00/1973 – 00/00/1978

A levels 

Interests:

Programme interests:

I'd enjoy science programmes, where the challenge is to explain tough science to a broad audience. Additionally, the whole spectrum of factual programmes provide a range of varied genres and styles to get my teeth into. I enjoy finding a treatment for the programme that really suits the subject matter, and then enhancing the result with music to create the right mood and atmosphere. 

Away From Work:

I enjoy dinghy sailing, and skiing, Films, TV and Theatre. I don't relax much, but unwind by doing something energetic and stimulating. I also enjoy challenging conversation and debate. 

I have a great deal of fun running the StartinTV website, and find it particularly satisfying to be able to assist others in launching their TV careers!

It would suit me most to gain work experience in : All Areas

References available on request.

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