Jude is a freelance, broadcast television Production Manager with more than 20 years experience within the broadcast television industry. She runs The Unit List – a website offering support, advice and links to jobs alongside her day job.
Jude started her her career in 1997 as a Runner on game and quiz shows, she went on to become a Production Secretary and then Production Co-ordinator.
Jude took on her first Production Manager role in 2004 and her experience encompasses factual entertainment, observational documentary, children’s and comedy programming. Other PM work has also included corporate projects and radio documentaries in hostile environments for BBC World Service.
Jude is regularly booked as a speaker at youth projects, industry events and UK Universities delivering talks on ‘Getting in to TV’ and ‘Being a TV Freelancer’.
Jude is currently on the working group panel for The Indie Training Fund and a Producer for RTS Futures events. Previous engagements have included working group panelist for the BBC Academy: ‘Fast Train‘, BAFTA: Career Pathways and the Department for Business Innovation & Skills with regard to Employment Agency Regulation review.