KEN GERAGHTY PRODUCTIONS CC
P.O. BOX 22101 FISH HOEK 7974 CAPE , SOUTH AFRICA
Tel/fax 27 (21) 789 2472 Cell 082-449 5168, email firstname.lastname@example.org
1978 -1979 : Sound operator SABC TV studios , dramas, magazine shows serious
and light music.
1980 - College for Recording Arts San Francisco USA: Sound Engineering , Music
1981 - Freelance soundman San Francisco USA , South Africa.
1982- 1984 : Trilion television JHB : Post Production sound engineer, OB sound,
1984 -1985 - Freelance Soundman International TV news, ITN, BBC, WTN, ARD,
VISNEWS, CBS news.
1986 - Soundman London CBS NEWS, NBC NEWS. Trained by CBS as an editor and
returned to South Africa.
1986 - 1991 Editor CBS NEWS, South Africa, incl, China - Tiananmen Square, 1991
1991 - 2005 : moved to Cape Town to Freelance as cameraman/editor with Betacam
camera rig, co-producing corporate and industrial programmes, and shooting for
SABC, M-net and Supersport.
I have continued shooting and editing for overseas networks such as ITN, BBC, NOS,
RTL, ABC Australia and ABC and CNN USA on feature stories and breaking news
events around the world. More recent events being Kosovo, Afghanistan, Israel and
Iraq for ABC.
2003 - 2005 was spent editing for ABC news on the Iraq war where I spent seven
months in Baghdad for Good Morning America, World News Tonight with Peter
Jennings and Nightline and prior to that, three months in Kuwait on the build up to
While not doing news and features I am busy shooting actuality corporate and local
and foreign broadcast programmes, including sport such as rugby, motor racing,
Equestrian, athletics; music concerts.
Some British companies I have shot for are Hatrick productions and Carlton food
network, Sunset and Vine for Gillette world of sport.
I have recently facilitated Proudfoot Productions UK for their "Rolex Mentors and
2005 Pakistan and Iraq for "CBS 60 minutes" sound recordist.
2006 – sound recordist - 42films New York, Zambia - Bill Gates funded malaria roll
2006 NBC Dateline sound recordist - Angelina Jolie in Namibia. Bill Clinton and Bill
Gates trip to Africa for Poverty alleviation.
July 2006 -Soundman for Discovery Channels' new Hi definition channel with Ted
Koppel in Lebanon with Hezbollah.
Sept 2006 - Soundman - Discovery Channel - Iran with Ted Koppel – This program
won an Emmy award for best long form documentary.
2007 Soundman, - Opportunity International Chicago – case documentaries in
Rwanda, Ghana, Malawi. Editor WABC New York – Oprah Winfry school.
Cameraman – Supersport.
2008 – Sound recordist – History Channel – Partisan Films New York – Air Force one
documentary on George Bush trip to Tanzania and Ghana.
2008 – Sound Recordist – American Idols gives back – Celine Dion- South Africa,
Bono – Tanzania
2008 – cameraman Zimbabwe elections ABC News (USA), ITN (UK )
2008 – Soundman Partners worldwide ( Chicago ) mentorship program, in Kenya
2008 – Soundman “Malaria no more” with Will Smith in Tanzania.
2008 – Soundman Sept – Opportunity International Chicago – case studies in
microfinance documentaries in Kenya Tanzania Uganda and Mozambique.
2008 - Animal Media Human Elephant conflict Assam India, Sound recordist.
2008 - Documentary Group Los Angeles, Girls Education documentary, Lake Victoria
2009 – Sound recordist for Flying V productions Los Angeles, United Nations
Peacekeepers documentary, Democratic Republic of Congo.
2009 - Animal Media Australia, sound recordist, Human Elephant conflict, Zambia,
2009 – Media Process group Chicago, Sound recordist, corporate video Ivory Coast
2009 – Live to air Sound recordist, ABC news USA, breaking news, Mombassa Kenya,
Somali Pirates story.
2009 Gates foundation Living proof shoot, Ethiopia, Ghana, Cote D’Ivoire
2009 ESPN Arthur Ashe awards, South Africa 1995 Rugby World cup documentary.