Graduating with a BA (hons) in Film and Media and an HND in Video Production, Ross joined the BBC as a Sound & Camera trainee in 2000. Specialising in sound after a few years, Ross left the BBC in 2012 to pursue his career in the freelance sector. In 2014 Ross emigrated to Melbourne, Australia where he predominantly works today as a Sound Recordist on TV & Film and as an OB Audio Engineer and Audio Director.
Ross has extensive experience across a diverse range of disciplines on every scale of production. He is a TV & Film Sound-Recordist, Studio and OB Audio Engineer & Audio Director, Radio Studio Manager, Fisher Boom and Boom Pole Operator, Grams Operator and Foley Artist.
He trained and worked right across the BBC's portfolio of genres including Drama, Comedy, Sport, Quiz, Documentary, Children’s, Music, Orchestral, Sit-Com, News, Studio, Outside Broadcast, Events and more, providing programme sound and comms for TV, Radio and On-line. Ross enjoys building on these skills with new clients, including many of the biggest sport and film events happening in Australia today.
Ross has a calm disposition and keeps a cool head under pressure. He is a good communicator, reliable, attentive to detail and excels at putting contributors and colleagues at ease.
Ross lives near Melbourne with his family and is always happy to travel with work. He is entitled to work in Australian, New Zealand, UK and across Europe. Ross has a current Victoria Working with Children Check (Employee).
Ross has travelled extensively, enjoys science and technology and keeps an interest in current affairs. He speaks a little French, is a Padi certified scuba diver and loves an opportunity to explore somewhere interesting.
An independent filmmaker, Ross has directed and edited a number of short films and documentaries including the multi-award winning short Accidents Happen. Recently, Ross served as series-director on C31's popular show, Antiques with Attitude.