Based in Cape Town South Africa, has travelled extensively for most USA and European Networks.
Shows include CBS 60 Mins, NBC Dateline, ABC Nightline, Discovery Channel, HBO, Animal Planet, Gadget Show.
Stories include, Tiananmen Square China, Apartheid South Africa, Kosovo, Iraq war , Afghanistan, Rwanda Genocide. NGO work throughout Africa.
Reality shows including Survivor USA in Samoa and Nicaragua.
Ken also has Live TV experience, recently, audio for Good Morning America for The Royal wedding .
Ken has years of experience in shooting and editing as well, which is good backup on travel shoots for example for the Miss World Pageant in China 2010, he was actuality audio for the weeks before the pageant and for the live show switched to camera.
2012 “The Daily Show” Comedy Central USA, in Gabon Central Africa
Die Paten , Germany, Corporate video for Daimler Benz, Sound recordist
2012 HBO USA Sound recordist, Documentary “Wingsuit Flyers” table Mountain
2011-12 Kanakna Films Belgium, “House of Davids” Reality show Sound Recordist
November 2011 Efran Films New York, Sound recordist, Somalia documentary
October 2011 SKY News “A Year to remember” documentary with Alex Crawford OBE, Sound Recordist
October 2011 Sound Recordist Long Story Short USA EGPAF, Tanzania, Mozambique
October 2011 Cameraman Chroma TV Pick n Pay Corporate
September 2011 Sesame Street Ghana Sound Recordist
September 2011 Cameraman Elizabeth Glazer Paediatric Aids Foundation Wash. USA
August 2011 “Survivor”, Samoa, Sound recordist reality crew, Mark Burnett Productions LA USA
July 2011 Sound Recordist Cooked in Africa films, cookery show
July 2011 Sound recordist NBC Today Show with Peter Alexander and Sigi De Vos, Sharks.
June 2011 Sound recordist Burundi Neglected tropical diseases. Long Story Short, Washington.
June 2011 Cameraman ABC news with Dana Hughes Global Mobile Medical technology
May 2011 Sound Recordist Save the Children and ITV.
May 2011 Sound recordist Opportunity International DRC Congo and Malawi
May 2011 Sound recordist Austrian TV documentary, “The Magic Flute”
April 2011 Sound recordist The Royal Wedding, London, ABC news, live audio for Good Morning America with Robin Roberts and Barbara Walters.
Sound recordist Swedish commercials for Harry and Co.
Sound recordist Lookalike Productions New York, Oprah Winfrey documentary ‘school girls’
Cameraman multi camera shoot “Class Act” for Curious Pictures
Sound Recordist VWV productions Pick n Pay product launch
Sound Recordist Let it Rain films ‘My Spar’ commercial
Cameraman live Outside broadcast E-TV Parliament Budget speech
Sound recordist ABC News Good Morning America with Robin Roberts“ World Health” story
2011 January audio and construction of control rooms and satellite uplinks for ABC news for Mandela health story and eventual funeral
2010 Dec “The Gadget Show” Channel 5 and Discovery. Sound recordist.
2010 Cameraman, Phillip Morris corporate, VWV productions and Dimension Data
2010 November ESPN USA vs Bafana, sound recordist, news of day.
2010 October Miss World Pageant , China, ENG Sound recordist, OB camera operator for live pageant event.
2010 August “Survivor” USA in Nicaragua, sound recordist. Mark Burnett Productions
2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup, South Africa, Sound recordist for ESPN.
2010 Sound recordist Hyundai FIFA commercial for 2010 World Cup Soccer, South Africa, Turner Broadcasting.
2010 Life Focus Productions Chicago, dramatized training videos for Opportunity International, Mozambique, Malawi, Sound recordist
2009 Cameraman ‘wives and Girlfriends’ BBC reality show with footballers wives.
2009 Cameraman, ‘Vodacom thumb wars’ reality game show.
2009 Zoom TV multicamera commercials, cameraman.
2009 Classic clashes Rugby, cameraman Supersport.
2009 World cup equestrian event cameraman, Supersport.
Euroconnection Production Cape Town cameraman ‘ fashion labels’
ESPN, FIFA world cup draw, ‘live to air’ sound operator.
2009 Sound Recordist BBC Panorama, BBC ‘Sleuth’,
2009 Cameraman, Corporate legacy documentary of Raymond Ackerman chairman of Pick n Pay
2009 ‘Het Hoogste woord’ documentary with the Princess Irene von Lippe Biesterfeld of Netherlands. Sound recordist.
2009 CNN- Eriksonns commercial, Uganda, Ghana, Nigeria, Turner commercials. Sound recordist.
2009 Gates Foundation Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, “Living Proof Project” Sound recordist
2009 ESPN Arthur Ashe awards, Sound recordist South Africa on 1995 Rugby World cup documentary ‘16th Man’ with DOP Scott Duncan
2009 Gates foundation ‘ Living proof ’ shoot, Ethiopia, Ghana, Cote D’Ivoire, Webby nomination
2009 – Live to air and location Sound recordist, ABC news USA, breaking news, Mombassa Kenya, Somali Pirates story.
2009 – Media Process group Chicago, Sound recordist, corporate video Ivory Coast Africa.
2009 – Sound recordist for Flying V productions Los Angeles, United Nations Peacekeepers documentary, Democratic Republic of Congo.
‘Animal Media’ Human Elephant conflict part 2, Namibia, Zambia, Botswana, Sound recordist.
2008 - Documentary Group Los Angeles, w Richard Robbins, Girls Education documentary, Lake Victoria Kenya
2008 – ‘Animal Media’ Human Elephant conflict Assam India, Sound recordist.
2008 – Sound recordist Sept – Life Focus productions Chicago – case studies in microfinance documentaries in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Mozambique.
2008 – Sound recordist “Malaria no more” with Will Smith in Tanzania.
2008 – Sound recordist Partners worldwide ( Chicago ) mentorship program, in Kenya and Uganda.
2008 – cameraman Zimbabwe elections ABC News (USA), ITN (UK )
2008 – Sound Recordist – American Idols gives back – Celine Dion- South Africa, Bono – Tanzania
2008 – Sound recordist – History Channel – Partisan Films New York – ‘Air Force One’ documentary on George W Bush trip to Tanzania and Ghana.
Editor WABC New York – Oprah Winfry school.
2007 Soundman, - Media Process Group Chicago – case documentaries in Rwanda, Ghana, Malawi.
Sept 2006 – Sound recordist ( stereo) - Discovery Channel – ‘Iran most dangerous nation’ with Ted Koppel – This program won an Emmy award for best long form documentary.
July 2006 –Sound recordist ( stereo) for Discovery Channels' new Hi definition channel with Ted Koppel in Lebanon with Hezbollah.
2006 NBC Dateline sound recordist - Angelina Jolie in Namibia. Bill Clinton and Bill Gates trip to Africa for Poverty alleviation.
2006 – sound recordist - 42films New York, Zambia - Bill Gates funded malaria roll back campaign.
2005 Pakistan and Iraq for "CBS 60 minutes" sound recordist.
Some British companies I have shot for are Hatrick productions and Carlton food network, Sunset and Vine for Gillette world of sport.
2003 - 2005 was spent editing for ABC news on the Iraq war where I spent seven months in Baghdad for Good Morning America, World News Tonight with Peter Jennings and Nightline and prior to that, three months in Kuwait on the build up to the invasion.
I continued shooting and editing for overseas networks such as ITN, BBC, NOS, RTL, ABC Australia and ABC and CNN USA on feature stories and breaking news events around the world. Among these events being Kosovo, Afghanistan, Israel 2nd Intifada, and Iraq.
Sound recordist on DuPont silver baton award winning ABC Nightline show “Aids in Zimbabwe”
NTVA cameraman award for Spirit of Olympia ‘Area 51 productions’.
1991 - 2005 : moved to Cape Town to Freelance as cameraman/editor with Betacam camera rig, co-producing corporate and industrial programmes, and shooting for SABC, M-net and Supersport.
1986 - 1991 Editor/Cameraman/Audio, CBS NEWS, South Africa, incl, China - Tiananmen Square, 1991 Gulf War.
1986 - Soundman London CBS NEWS, NBC NEWS. Trained by CBS as an editor and returned to South Africa.
1984 -1985 - Freelance Soundman International TV news, ITN, BBC, WTN, ARD, VISNEWS, CBS news.
1982- 1984 : Trilion television JHB : Post Production sound mixer, OB ( Mobile truck) live audio mixer, Location sound.
1981 - Freelance soundman San Francisco USA , South Africa.
1980 - College for Recording Arts San Francisco USA: Sound Engineering , Music Production.
1978 -1979 : Sound operator SABC TV studios , dramas, magazine shows serious and light music.
P.O. Box 22101 Fish Hoek 7974 Western Cape , South Africa
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