Dave Cheeseman is a camera operator, picture editor and operations manager who makes films for BBC News, Sport, Childrens’ and Online.
Dave has co-produced and worked as a cameraman and editor on features which have won successive Royal Television Society Midlands Awards, a Gold Award at the New York International TV Awards, and which have been Emmy-nominated.
Since 2012, Dave has been based at the BBC’s Northern headquarters at MediaCity UK in the North West of England. He is currently part of the BBC Disability News team along with correspondent Nikki Fox and producer Ruth Clegg, making content for all BBC News outlets. Prior to this Dave was Operations Organiser for BBC North TV News Operations and shoot edit cameraman for BBC Breakfast, Newsround, North West Tonight and East Midlands Today.
In 2010, Dave lived and worked in Vancouver, Canada, where he enjoyed the opportunity to pursue outdoor activities such as hiking, snowboarding and mountain-biking, documenting his adventures through his blog. He also worked at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games as a broadcast consultant, and helped run the first 24 hour channel for the Paralympic Winter Games.
Dave was part of the BBC team for the London 2012 Olympics and Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, and was at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games where he worked as a broadcast consultant and technician for the International Paralympic Committee. He has recently returned from filming trips to Rio de Janeiro and Antarctica.
Dave still enjoys playing keyboard and drums in bands around the UK and often gigs across the UK and Europe.
You can contact Dave on 07971 842040 in the UK, david-cheeseman on Skype or by mailing davecheeseman [at] hotmail [dot] com. You can also follow Dave on twitter where he’s @davidcheeseman.