Cheryl Campbell is tve‘s executive director. She is an experienced journalist who has spent more than twenty years working for UK charities focusing on the environment and development. She trained on the Lancashire Evening Post newspaper in Preston, Lancashire, and then went to BBC Radio as a reporter and presenter before moving to UK regional television channels Television South West based in Plymouth, Devon, and Tyne Tees Television based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumbria. Cheryl spent four years as a senior reporter and news reader for the UK breakfast television channel TV-am before moving to one of the UK’s leading aid agencies, Christian Aid. As Head of Public Communications and then Head of the Broadcasting, Digital and Publishing Division Cheryl played a significant role in developing Christian Aid’s cutting edge approach to communicating development to mainstream audiences, putting the developing world on UK television against prevailing trends. In 2003 Cheryl moved to tve where as executive director she leads the charity’s output, and works with the Board of Trustees to develop and implement strategy. Cheryl read Classics and Egyptology at Selwyn College, Cambridge. Email: cheryl.campbell(at)tve.org.uk
Joanne Wheatley is tve’s Director of Finance. Joanne has over twenty years Finance experience gained primarily in the food manufacturing and oil industries. Recently, Joanne started working in the charity sector, focusing on supporting educational, environmental charities. Joanne joined tve in 2016 and works closely with the executive director and Board of Trustees to ensure tve meets its financial and statutory obligations and operates in accordance with its charitable remit. Email: joanne.wheatley(at)tve.org.uk
Nick Rance is tve‘s Head of Programmes and Partnerships, working across fundraising and project management. He has managed numerous tve projects and productions. He oversaw the delivery of around 50 programmes in the Earth Report and Earth Reporters series and has jointly managed the Reframing Rio project. Nick also leads on liaison with tve‘s network of 40 partners around the world. Email: nick.rance(at)tve.org.uk
Matilda Mitchell is a freelance film-producer and fundraiser. She originally worked for tve in 1995, after graduating from Kings College, Cambridge with a degree in Classics. She left tve in 1997 to pursue a career in documentary production, but couldn’t stay away and has been working at tve again since 2009. Matilda is involved in general fundraising and produces bespoke films. Email: matilda.mitchell(at)tve.org.uk
Nick Turner is manager of digital projects. He looks after the website and social media and is managing the tvebiomovies 2016 competition. Nick deals with distribution for tve‘s back catalogue of over 30 years worth of films. Nick spent 10 years working around the world and has an MA in Educational Technology. In his spare time he is involved in Permaculture and community gardening. Email: nick.turner(at)tve.org.uk
Rollo Gordon is tve’s Awards Fundraiser and Co-ordinator. In 2015 Rollo graduated from Regents University in London, where he was studying Screenwriting and Producing. Rollo has always had a huge passion for film and hopes to become a producer for film and television. In 2014 Rollo was a volunteer helper at the London Screenwriters Festival at Regents University. Rollo grew up in the north east of Scotland just outside Aberdeenshire. Email: rollo.gordon(at)tve.org.uk
Anshul Ojha is tve’s programmes manager for South Asia. An independent film-maker focusing on stories about socio-cultural dynamics, counter cultures and the environment, he coordinates activities with broadcasters and tve partners across South Asia. “My sensitivity and thought process comes from Gandhian models of development and economics and Neruda’s thought, he says, while “my professional skills and experience range from ICT for development, and original content creation for radio, TV, photography and designing.” Email: aojha.southasia(at)tve.org.uk
Enock Chinyenze has worked with tve in Africa since 2005, first as the Director of Media for Development Trust (MFD) tve‘s partner organisation in Zimbabwe – and then as tve‘s Regional Coordinator for Africa (2007 – 2010). Enock continues to represent tve from his base in Nairobi and to liaise with tve‘s Africa partner network. He graduated with a Master of Arts in New Media, Governance and Democracy from the University of Leicester and is himself a filmmaker. Enock has a keen interest in new technologies and how they can be adapted to advance communications in Africa, particularly through films.