High-end TV team
Meet and contact the ScreenSkills high-end TV team.
Kaye Elliott, Director of High-end TV
Kaye provides overall direction for how the High-end TV Skills Fund is used and is the main point of contact for the High-end TV Council, who have ultimate accountability for the fund. Kaye is the department's main spokesperson and you can contact her to find out about the strategy behind the levy fund, potential partnerships or collaborative opportunities and the High-end TV Skills Council and industry working groups. Based in Sheffield.
Nicky Ball, senior high-end TV new entrant manager
Nicky is the industry liaison for Trainee Finder (our new entrant scheme) and Make a Move (our stepping up scheme), making sure they stay on track and on budget. Nicky can answer questions about their design and delivery. She's also the best person to chat through any Make a Move applications with before submitting a request. Based in Leeds.
Jacqui Taunton Fenton, senior high-end TV training liaison manager
Jacqui manages the day to day relationships with all high-end television-related training providers, working with them to ensure high-quality training is delivered that is outcome-focused.
She also manages the tender processes and the contracting and monitoring of deliverables for all externally delivered activity funded by the HETV Skills Fund.
Belinda Peach, new entrant project manager
Belinda is the Project Manager of First Break - HETVs social mobility programme that supports entry into the industry. Belinda connects with industry, new entrants and outreach agencies. Belinda can help if you are a broadcaster or producer looking to develop and recruit a more diverse talent pool on productions taking place across the UK.
Leanne Fairbrother, high-end TV outreach manager
Leanne’s role leads on ensuring visible presence for the HETV Fund and what it can offer across the UK out on production, working closely with the HETV industry to ensure productions and crew are always in the loop on what programmes and support the HETV Skills Fund is offering; and how they can access and make the most of it. She previously managed the Skills Passport directory and is on hand to answer questions and signpost industry professionals to the right information, whether that’s Trainee Finder, Make a Move, short training courses, bursaries, or ongoing career advice.
Ryan Valmont, high-end TV coordinator
Ryan processes the financial and contracting aspects of the High-end TV Skills Fund and oversees the high-end TV bursaries. Contact him if you are a production company wanting to discuss your payment of the fund.
Lewis Wood, high-end TV industry coordinator
Lewis provides administrative support to the high-end team, particularly in relation to the High-end TV Skills Fund Sub-Committee, Skills Council, and working groups. Lewis supports Kaye within her role, and is also responsible for assisting with outreach and networking events within the high-end TV team.
Joanna Booth, high-end TV projects coordinator
Joanna is the coordinator for the High-end TV Trainee Finder team. Joanna works with Nicky to offer practical support to individual trainees with their placements. You can contact her for advice about applying to become a trainee or if you are a production wanting help with your paperwork.
Reuben Samra, high-end TV administrator
Reuben provides administrative support to the high-end TV team and assists with Trainee Finder paperwork and recruitment. You can contact Reuben with questions about the high-end TV team or if you are unsure whom to direct your enquiry to.
If you are still not sure which team member you need to speak to then please email: HETV@screenskills.com.
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