Rebecca Bedding

Researcher at Diagonal View

Location
London, United Kingdom
Industry
Broadcast Media

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Rebecca Bedding's Overview

Current
Past
  • Runner at ITV
  • Work Experience at Purpleworm Records
Education
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Rebecca Bedding's Summary

I am an experienced researcher, with substantial experience casting, story finding, and undertaking thorough factual research. During my time in broadcasting I have demonstrated my abilities to plan shoots, build relationships with contributors and talent, and assist on location. I am a keen writer, with scriptwriting experience.

Rebecca Bedding's Experience

Researcher

Diagonal View

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Online Media industry

February 2014Present (8 months) London, United Kingdom

During this position I have been responsible for conducting factual research in order to create short scripts for digital videos, writing metadata, and sourcing archive footage.

Researcher

ITV

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; ITV:LN; Broadcast Media industry

March 2013December 2013 (10 months)

1) Undertaking detailed, academic research. This involves absorbing myself in a new subject area so I can quickly develop expertise in the area, in order to support the team both on and off camera.

This has demonstrated my ability to draw on numerous research methods including approaching
experts, using libraries, and use of online sources.

2) As part of the development team, I was responsible for working on new concepts for shows,

conducting early stage research and partaking in brainstorming sessions

3) Securing appropriate contributors, locations, and experts to provide depth to stories

4) Demonstrating strong writing skills, particularly shown in creating documents for national
press listing, sustaining email correspondence with experts, and contributors, and compiling pitches

5) Maintaining organised records using a range of computer programmes, particularly demonstrated
in my creation of a database to keep track of programme archive materials.

6) Supporting teams both in the office and on location, particularly carrying out thorough fact-checking

7) Establishing and securing copyrights for materials used in a programme, alongside obtaining
releases for locations and persons appearing on screen

8) Creating and maintaining social media sites

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Performing Arts industry

July 2013July 2013 (1 month) Manchester, United Kingdom

Assisting audiences with enquiries during a run of the 2013 production of 'The Machine'

Junior Researcher

ITV

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; ITV:LN; Broadcast Media industry

November 2011March 2013 (1 year 5 months)

Assisting with casting, fact finding and checking, logging, sourcing archive material, and on location

Runner

ITV

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; ITV:LN; Broadcast Media industry

April 2011November 2011 (8 months)

Assisting with filming, both on location and in the studio; assisting with casting; logging and meeting and greeting contributors

Work Experience

Purpleworm Records

March 2010September 2010 (7 months)

Assisting with the marketing of events and albums.

Rebecca Bedding's Skills & Expertise

  1. Customer Service
  2. Research
  3. Blogging
  4. Press Releases
  5. Books
  6. Creative Writing
  7. Film
  8. Broadcast Television
  9. Microsoft Office
  10. Microsoft Excel
  11. Microsoft Word
  12. PowerPoint
  13. English
  14. Windows
  15. Outlook
  16. Copywriting
  17. Social Media
  18. Journalism
  19. Digital Media
  20. Mac OS
  21. Scripting
  22. Metadata

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Rebecca Bedding's Education

University of York

Master of Arts (M.A.), Modern and Contemporary Literature and Culture

20102011

The University of Hull

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), English Literature

20072010

Rebecca Bedding's Additional Information

Interests:

Outside of broadcasting I take an interest in Literature, history, current affairs the arts, film and the theatre.

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