AUDIO VISUAL SPECIALIST
Having worked in Vienna, for Channel 9 Perth and ABC Darwin,Peter now brings over 22 years of dedicated specialist Broadcast and Television industry experience as a Sound Recordist, Audio Director and SPC News Camera Operator to Newcastle. Peter considers himself as a Part-Creative Part-Geek Hybrid, loves researching and applying new technologies and workflows, and has a keen eye for aesthetics and marketing.
Through his long-term partner and artist Nina Battley (who operates MiiO Store) Peter knows very well the importance of creating original and authentic content that people can relate to and identify themselves with, as much as the difficulties related to this process.
As a small business one-man-band himself, he knows what it means to invest smartly and how to cost-effectively generate audio-, stills- and video content to a metropolitan level of standard, whilst maintaining good industry contacts with leading local boutique production houses as a freelancer. Peter is also CASA registered for commercial Drone operations and values a sustainable and ethical business model.
2013-present | AVSupport
Role: Principal & On-location sound recordist and camera operator
Professional On-Location Sound Recordist and B-Roll Web-Videographer. Also an audio-only specialist with accompanying high resolution still photography and drone aerial capability.
2005–2012 | ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Role: Operations Specialist / Production: Audio/Camera
Generate TV content (audio, video) for News, CAFF & Production.
Highlights: Audio Director for NTFL Grand Final, Tiwi Island GF, Hottest Rugby 7’s, Future Forum, Stateline Forum; Live Cross Audio Operator for Murdoch trial, Lindy Chamberlain, Obama Visit, Cyclone coverage; Audio Operator for APEC Host Broadcaster, Territory Elections; Regular contributions to Network programs such as: News, 7:30 Report, Catalyst, Gardening Australia, Landline, Australian Story, Sunday Arts, and Collectors; Thunderheads: 52” HiDef Documentary Natural History Unit Melbourne.
2005–2006 | NTD Channel 9 Darwin
Role: Studio Audio Operator
Studio News Audio; Studio News Audio Trainer for Studio Crew: MAV Operator: record, trim & file network play outs, manage & playback of tape items / backups; Editor: source material, create and play out of News Openers, Play-Offs and Closers as well as News Updates on Canopus Edius Pro & SP/SX tape machines.
2000–2005 | STW Channel Nine Perth; WIN Western Australia
Role: Audio Director
OnAir News Audio Director & Production Audio Operator: On-Air News AD on digital AMS Libra Live console, News/ACA Promo Audio Editor; ENG Audio Operator for: Postcards WA, Gardening WA, Just Add Water, Real Estate Lifestyle & Investment Programme and A Current Affair, as well as commercial productions; Outside Broadcast Audio Assistant for rugby, cricket, racing and other live broadcasts/crosses.
1999–2000 | Clients: STW9 Perth, Channel 7 Perth , Burswood Theatre & Convention Centre
Role: Casual Audio Operator
Freelance Audio Operator for TV programs and theatre.