Katie Olds - Camera Operator, Editor & Photographer


Address: Paris, France

E-mail: katieolds86@gmail.com

Tel: +44 7837 464 188, +33 (0)6 37 19 25 88

Professional info


  • 12 years experience in the television industry.

  • Currently based in Paris.

  • Worked in news, documentary, corporate, film, on live OBs, live music and live sport.

  • Worked with various location cameras from DSLR to RED, jib, track and drone.

  • Own Canon C300 with full sound and LED lighting kit. Canon 5D Markii as stills & second camera.

  • Editor with own suite including Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere and Avid Newscutter.   

Work experience
Lead Videographer Europe

September 2019 - onwards

Feature Story News - Washington DC - Operate various broadcast cameras - Adobe Premiere Pro

Video Journalist & MCR Operator

November 2017 - September 2019

Feature Story News - Washington DC - Operate various broadcast cameras - Adobe Premiere Pro

Freelance Camera Operator & Editor

January 2017 - November 2017

CNBC - Operate various broadcast cameras - Adobe Premiere Pro

Freelance DV Director

October 2016 - November 2017


Red Spot Films - Various charity and corporate films - Canon C300.

Freelance DV Director

October 2016 - November 2017


Right Thing Films - Various charity films - Canon C300 with slider.

Freelance Camera Operator, Editor & Photographer

September 2016 - November 2017


Dreamtek - Google, NewsUK - Canon C300, 5D Markiii, robos, Adobe Premiere Pro CC.

Freelance Senior Producer (Self Shooting)

February 2016 - November 2017


Marmalade Productions. Various corporate videos using Sony EX-1 with slider and own Canon C300 and FCPX.

Freelance Camera Operator

August 2015 - November 2017


ITN. Tonight with Julie Etchingham. Various locations shoots with PX5000, C300 with slider, 5D Mark ii.

Freelance Studio Camera Operator

August 2015 - November 2017

ITN. Channel 4 News, ITV News & Channel 5 News.

Regularly operate jib, ped camera and dolphin arm for various news programmes.

Freelance Media Technical Operator

April 2016 - Aril 2017


Bloomberg LP - Live OBs using Sony PMW500, various studio and gallery roles including jib camera for Bloomberg financial news.

Freelance Drone Camera Operator

December 2015


Zero 400 Ltd. & ITN - Queen's Christmas message - TX'd on BBC & ITV on Christmas Day 2015.

Drone camera for opening and closing shots.

Freelance Editor

September 2015


Sunwrae. Various backstage music videos for artist's website using FCPX.

Freelance Camera Operator & Editor

August 2015 


Distil Ennui in conjungtion with Saatchi & Saatchi and Chainy. Operating camera within a residency of 8 artists directed by Alexander James. Work will be exhibited in February 2016. – RED one, C100, 5D Mark ii, edited with RED cine, Adobe Premiere and FCP.  Click here to watch films.




Multi Skilled Camera Technician

March 2012 - August 2015


ITN Channel 5 News. '5 News' and '5 News Tonight'. ENG camera operator – Sony EX-1, PMW500, Canon C100.

Live studio camera operator – Jib, Dolphin arm, Ped cameras. Editor - Avid Newscutter.




Technical Operator (Camera Specialist)

February 2010 - March 2012


ITV Anglia. Sony Z5, Z1, EX-1, jib. Studio and location camera operation, vision control, director/vision mixer on live bulletins, gallery sound operation, news traffic operation, editor (Avid Newscutter), assistant to UPOD truck operator.


Kit List


Canon C300 Mark i

Canon 5D Mark ii secondary camera

24-105mm, 70-200mm, 

50mm lenses

Personal wired & radio lavalier mic & Sennheiser boom mic

Tascam sound recorder for Mark ii

2 x LED panels.

FCPX, Avid & Adobe Premiere Pro editing suites




Location Camera

RED Camera

Studio Camera

Jib Camera

Drone Camera

DSLR Camera

Avid, FCP Editor

B1/Keystage 3 Spanish

Full drivers licence

2010 - present

2010 - present



Theatre, Film and TV BA Hons - 2:1

Sept '04 - Jun '07

York St. John/Leeds University