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Anna Jones

Producer/Director, Edit Producer, Radio Producer

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Bristol

Shrewsbury

About Me

Experienced, highly motivated and multi-skilled TV producer/director, broadcaster, writer and journalist. Exceptional storyteller and ideas person, with a proven track record for developing bold content and delivering unprecedented access to exclusive stories for a range of network BBC programmes. Specialist in farming, environment and rural affair... Read More

Experienced, highly motivated and multi-skilled TV producer/director, broadcaster, writer and journalist. Exceptional storyteller and ideas person, with a proven track record for developing bold content and delivering unprecedented access to exclusive stories for a range of network BBC programmes. Specialist in farming, environment and rural affairs. Nuffield Farming Scholar with a global network of contacts in food and farming.

• More than 10 years' experience producing and directing BBC primetime and daytime programmes; predominantly Countryfile - Britain’s most-watched factual programme, reaching up to nine million viewers weekly.
• Comfortable under pressure and able to deliver ambitious, original journalism on a limited budget and fast turn-around.
• Confident and proactive location director (single and multi camera).
• Organised and efficient edit producer (Avid) who understands how to weave a powerful narrative using voiceover, music, pace and creative storytelling.
• Used to leading a team and directing high-profile on-screen talent and crews.
• Skilled radio producer and presenter with own recording equipment (Tascam) and proficient in a range of editing software (VCS Startrack and Highlander, Audacity, Radioman).
• Specialist knowledge in farming, environment and rural affairs. Nuffield Farming Scholar with a global network of contacts.
• Extensive overseas filming and recording experience (USA, Kenya, Tanzania, Romania, Denmark, Netherlands, Belgium). Valid US iVisa.
• Robust, resilient and reliable – thrives in a fast-paced environment.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, INCLUDING EXAMPLES OF MY WORK (TV, RADIO AND PRINT), PLEASE VISIT MY WEBSITE: WWW.JONESTHEJOURNO.COM Read Less

Credits last updated / confirmed indexing on 27th Nov 2018

Credits

Job RoleProduction TitleChannelCompanyDateNetwork Executive
Radio Presenter / Groundshift: A Farming Revolution / BBC Radio 4 / BBC / Oct 2018 to present / BBC World Service
Radio PresenterGroundshift: A Farming RevolutionBBC Radio 4BBC Oct 18 - to presentBBC World Servic...
Producer/Director / God's Lone Country (independent film) / Together / Aug 2018 to Oct 2018 / Royal Society of Arts Food and Farming Commission
Producer/DirectorGod's Lone Country (independent film)Together Aug 18 - Oct 18Royal Society of...
Radio Presenter / Farming Today / BBC Radio 4 / BBC / Jul 2018 to Jul 2018
Radio PresenterFarming TodayBBC Radio 4BBC Jul 18 - Jul 18
Producer/Director / Countryfile / BBC 1 / BBC / Sep 2008 to Apr 2018
Producer/DirectorCountryfileBBC 1BBC Sep 08 - Apr 18
Radio Producer / Farming Today R4 / BBC Radio 4 / BBC / Feb 2013 to Aug 2018
Radio ProducerFarming Today R4BBC Radio 4BBC Feb 13 - Aug 18
Radio Presenter / Costing the Earth / BBC Radio 4 / BBC / Aug 2017 to Sep 2017
Radio PresenterCosting the EarthBBC Radio 4BBC Aug 17 - Sep 17
Radio Presenter / On Your Farm / BBC Radio 4 / BBC / Jun 2014 to Jun 2015
Radio PresenterOn Your FarmBBC Radio 4BBC Jun 14 - Jun 15
Assistant Producer / Woman's Hour / BBC Radio 4 / BBC / Jul 2012 to Sep 2012
Assistant ProducerWoman's HourBBC Radio 4BBC Jul 12 - Sep 12
Assistant Producer / The Great British Story (live events) / BBC / BBC / Feb 2012 to Jul 2012
Assistant ProducerThe Great British Story (live events)BBCBBC Feb 12 - Jul 12
Director / Country Tracks / BBC 1 / BBC / Jan 2011 to Nov 2011
DirectorCountry TracksBBC 1BBC Jan 11 - Nov 11
Director / Country Tracks / BBC 1 / BBC / Jan 2009 to Dec 2009
DirectorCountry TracksBBC 1BBC Jan 09 - Dec 09
Researcher / Countryfile / BBC 1 / BBC / Sep 2006 to Sep 2008
ResearcherCountryfileBBC 1BBC Sep 06 - Sep 08
Researcher / The Nature of Britain / BBC 2 / BBC / Jun 2006 to Aug 2006
ResearcherThe Nature of BritainBBC 2BBC Jun 06 - Aug 06
Broadcast Journalist / BBC RADIO SHROPSHIRE / BBC / Jul 2006 to Sep 2006
Broadcast JournalistBBC RADIO SHROPSHIREBBC Jul 06 - Sep 06
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Professional Training

Course / QualificationTraining Provider / InstitutionYear
Teeline Shorthand / Midland News Association / 2003
Teeline ShorthandMidland News Association2003
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Other Details
  • Media I Work In:

    Broadcast Television

    Radio

  • Locations I can work in:

    Bristol

    Cardiff

    Birmingham

  • Language:

    English (Fluent)

    Welsh (Conversational)

  • Skills/Permits:

    Access Negotiation

    Casting

    Commentary Writing

    Driving Licence

    I Visa USA

    Music Clearance

    Safeguarding Trust

    Script Writing

    Storytelling

  • Awards:

    Fortnum and Mason Food and Drink Awards, Best Radio Programme, 2014 (Runner Up)

    Reporter of the Year, North Wales, 2004 (Winner)

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