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CV - Warren Sim

Live Sport - Senior Line Producer

 SENIOR TV SPORTS PRODUCER / SENIOR LINE PRODUCER

 

29-years of broadcast sport TV experience, featuring senior producing roles at 9 Olympic /Paralympic Games, 14 Australian Open telecasts and 13 Spring Horse Racing/Melbourne Cup carnivals.

Specialising as senior line producer / co-ordinating producer on major international sporting telecasts

 

Key Attributes

  • Ability to work under intense on-air pressure for long periods of time

  • Enjoys the demands and challenge of live sport broadcasting

  • High production values and standards

  • Recognises the importance of building a team environment on all broadcasts

  • Respects and acknowledges the talents and abilities of all crew members

  • Highly experienced writer and voice over talent

  • Reporting and featuring writing and production skills

  • Strong editorial sense and execution

 

 

Key broadcast and employment summary

9 Olympic / Paralympic Games telecasts - 1996 - 2016

7 and 10 Networks - Australia. Winter and Summer Games

Producer/Senior Producer/Prime Time Line Producer

 

3 Commonwealth Games telecasts - Delhi and Glasgow - 2010 - 2014 - 2018

Senior Producer / Prime Time Line Producer

 

14 Australian Open telecasts - 2004 - 2018

Senior Producer / Prime Time Line Producer / Co-Ordinating Producer

 

13 Spring Racing Carnival / Melbourne Cup telecasts - 2004 - 2017

Senior Producer / Senior Line Producer

 

Sports Features - Reporter / Producer - since 1988 - 7 Network Australia

News Sport - Reporter / Presenter / Producer - 1988 - 1997 - 7 Network Australia

 

 

Expanded Olympic employment history

 

2018 - Commonwealth Games - Gold Coast, Australia

Position: Senior Line Producer - Live Prime Time

Company: Seven Network Australia

Responsibilities:

  • On-Air Prime Time Senior Line Producer

  • Rundown co-ordination and structure

  • Liaising with key on-air talent

  • In charge of full control room and remote production teams

  • Responsible for on-air production and live decisions

  • Working with, and implementing sales and promotional integrations

 

 

2018 - Olympic Winter Games - PyeongChang

Position: Senior Line Producer - Live Prime Time

Company: Seven Network Australia

Responsibilities:

  • On-Air Prime Time Senior Line Producer

  • Rundown co-ordination and structure

  • Liaising with key on-air talent

  • In charge of full control room and remote production teams

  • Responsible for on-air production and live decisions

  • Working with, and implementing sales and promotional integrations

2016 - Olympic Games - Rio

Position: Senior Line Producer - Live Prime Time

Company: Seven Network Australia

Responsibilities:

  • On-Air Prime Time Senior Line Producer

  • Rundown co-ordination and structure

  • Liaising with key on-air talent

  • In charge of full control room and remote production teams

  • Responsible for on-air production and live decisions

  • Working with, and implementing sales and promotional integrations

 

 

2016 - Paralympic Games - Rio

Position: Senior Line Producer - Live

Company: Seven Network Australia

Responsibilities:

  • On-Air Prime Time Senior Line Producer

  • Rundown co-ordination and structure

  • Liaising with key on-air talent

  • In charge of full control room and remote production teams

  • Responsible for on-air production and live decisions

 

 

2014 - Olympic Winter Games - Sochi

Position: Senior Line Producer / Prime Time

Company: Network 10 Australia

Responsibilities:

  • On - Air Prime Time Line Producer for Australian broadcast of Olympic Winter Games

  • Rundown co-ordination and structure

  • Liaising with key on-air talent

  • In charge of full control room and remote production teams

  • Responsible for on-air production and live decisions

  • Working with, and implementing sales and promotional integrations

 

 

2012 - Olympic Games - London

Position: Producer - Diving / Aquatics

Company: OBS

Responsibilities:

  • Co-Ordinating producer for the Diving component of the Host Broadcast for OBS, working directly with G-Force Productions

  • Responsible for the on-air production of the Host feed for the diving

  • Liaising with OBS Quality Control

  • Liaising with venue and media managers

 

2008 - Olympic Games - Beijing

Position: Senior Line Producer / Prime Time

Company: 7 Network -  Australia

Responsibilities:

  • On - Air Prime Time Line Producer for Australian broadcast of Beijing Olympic Games

  • Rundown co-ordination and structure

  • Liaising with key on-air talent

  • In charge of full control room and remote production teams

  • Responsible for on-air production and live decisions

  • Working with, and implementing sales and promotional integrations

 

 

2006 - Olympic Winter Games - Torino

Position: Senior Line Producer / Prime Time - turnaround coverage

Company: 7 Network -  Australia

Responsibilities:

  • Rundown co-ordination and structure

  • Production and co-ordinating producer on Prime Time coverage for turnaround broadcast in Australia

  • Working with control room production staff and remote on-mountain teams

 

 

2004 - Olympic Games - Athens

Position: Senior Line Producer / Prime Time

Company: 7 Network -  Australia

Responsibilities:

  • On - Air Prime Time Line Producer for Australian broadcast of Athens Olympic Games

  • Rundown co-ordination and structure

  • Liaising with key on-air talent

  • In charge of full control room and remote production teams

  • Responsible for on-air production and live decisions

  • Working with, and implementing sales and promotional integrations

 

2000 - Olympic Games - Sydney

Position: Senior Producer - highlights/news programming

Company: 7 Network - Australia

Responsibilities:

  • On-Air Prime Time line producer - news/highlights show - twice daily

  • Rundown co-ordination and structure

  • In charge of production team / story content and implementation

 

1996 - Olympic Games - Atlanta

Position:  Segment Producer

Company: 7 Network Australia

Responsibilities:

  • Segment producer for Prime Time coverage

  • Co-ordination of news and highlights packages

  • Writing and voice over work

  • Supporting main on-air production control room

 

Expanded employment history - non Olympic Games/Commonwealth Games

 

 

2004 - 2018 - Australian Tennis Open

Position: Senior Producer / Co-Ordinating Producer / Senior Line Producer - Day Time and Prime Time

Company: 7 Network Australia

Responsibilities:

  • Working alongside Executive Producer to co-ordinate domestic broadcast of not only Australian Open but lead up event coverage in Brisbane, Sydney, Perth and Melbourne

  • Implementation of broadcast philosophy to all production crew members, including on-air talent and commentators

  • Full control of on-air coverage decisions

  • Editiorial concepts and direction

  • Liaising and implementing extensive sales and promotional requirements

  • Line Producing both daytime and Prime Time broadcasts

 

 

2004 - 2017 - Spring Horse Racing / Melbourne Cup Carnival

 

The Melbourne Cup is Australia's most-watched television event with the entire nation stopping to watch the running of the Melbourne Cup at 3pm on the first Tuesday in November.

Position: Senior Producer / Line Producer

Company: 7 Network Australia

Awards: Awarded most outstanding Australian sports telecast - 2013

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for full editorial concepts and implementation for the five weeks of the Spring Racing carnival which includes racing at four major racetracks during this time

  • Full control of on-air coverage decisions

  • Editiorial concepts and direction

  • Liaising and implementing extensive sales and promotional requirements

  • Liaising and working extensively with on air talent and production crew

  • On-air each race day for between 7 and 8 and a half hours

 

 

2012 - 2017 - Autumn Horse Racing / The Championships

 

The autumn horse racing carnival and The Championships are held in Sydney each Easter over a 4 week period.

Position: Senior Producer / Line Producer

Company: 7 Network Australia

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for full editorial concepts and implementation for the carnival

  • Full control of on-air coverage decisions

  • Editorial concepts and direction

  • Liaising and implementing extensive sales and promotional requirements

  • Liaising and working extensively with on air talent and production crew

  • On-air each race day for between 7 and 8 and a half hours

 

2010 - 2014 - Commonwealth Games - Delhi and Glasgow

 

Position: Senior Producer / Line Producer

Company:  Network 10 Australia

Responsibilities:

  • Line Producer of Prime Time coverage

  • Rundown co-ordination

  • Working with EP to structure content and direction

  • Full on-air control for direction of coverage

  • Working with extensive on-air team in studio and remotely

 

 

1988 - 2004

 

Reporter / Presenter / Writer / Producer

Company: 7 Network Australia

Responsibilities:

  • Features and News reporting and production for a range of news and network sport programs including:

  • Sportsworld

  • Sportswatch

  • 7 News

  • Australian Tennis Open

  • Rugby World Cup

  • Domestic Rugby Test matches

  • Sunday League - Rugby League one-hour panel show