Sara Sparrow

Sara Sparrow

ScreenSkills Film Assistant Director Trainee

  • Location: North Yorkshire, UK
  • Career stage: Entry
  • Freelancer: Available
Production Safety Passport


Screenskills Film Trainee Finder 2019/20 - Assistant Director Trainee.

UK based Floor Manager and Runner with a demonstrated history of working in broadcast and creative media industries. Professionally skilled in media production, communication, and administration, with a proven ability to excel in time- critical, demanding work environments. Highly motivated and organised individual with experience in the production of live and pre-recorded television in both studio environments and location sets. Background in news and factual, drama, sports and events.

Car owner with full, clean EU Driving License and willingness to relocate for work.

Bases in Yorkshire, London, Manchester and Newcastle.

Seeking position floor running on high-end film and television productions.

This ScreenSkills member holds a Production Safety Passport.

News Assignment & Location Safety


12th November 2018 - 12th November 2023

Work History

Floor Runner (Dailies) - BBC Children's Productions Ltd, The Dumping Ground

May 2019 - May 2019

Floor Manager - Boro TV, Middlesbrough FC Fixtures

Dec 2018 - Apr 2019

Floor Runner/Production Assistant/Reporter/Floor Manager - BBC, Sunday Politics

Sep 2016 - Apr 2019

Reporter - BBC, Look North

Jan 2019 - Jan 2019

Floor Manager - BBC, BBC Tees Roadshow at Stockton Fireworks

Nov 2018 - Nov 2018

Floor Manager/Floor Runner - BBC, Local/National Election Count Live

May 2016 - May 2018

Floor Runner - Netflix, New Pictures, The Innocents

Feb 2018 - Feb 2018

Floor Runner - BBC, Election 2017 - Where You Live

May 2017 - May 2017

Production Assistant/Floor Runner - BBC, A Mayor for Tees Valley

Apr 2017 - Apr 2017

Floor Runner - BBC, Better In or Out? Referendum Special

Jun 2016 - Jun 2016


Journalism, Media and Culture - Bachelor Of Arts Degree - Newcastle University

Sep 2015 - Jun 2018


  • Adobe PremierePro
  • Event Management
  • Graphic Design
  • Languages
  • Scriptwriting
  • Administration
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Audition
  • Broadcast Production
  • Communication
  • Customer Service
  • Full Clean Driving Licence and Car
  • Health and Safety
  • Live Events
  • Media Production
  • Organisational and Planning Skills
  • Time Management
  • Website Design