Before moving to BBC TV Luke started his career as a reporter on the Hampstead and Highgate Express - a local weekly in London. He went on to work for the Evening Standard, Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror, The Sun, The Times and Sunday Times.
He moved to TV in 2006 specialising in investigations for the BBC's regional current affairs programme Inside Out East Midlands and is now a Producer/Director on the programme in the West Country. He is based at Broadcasting House in Bristol.
Whilst working for Inside Out he's produced and directed over 60 films for the programme. These have involved various undercover investigations involving secret filming, doorstepping and tracking down criminals in northern Cyprus and Spain. He's also produced and directed a number of complex half-hour special investigations.
Core broadcast skills:
Detailed working knowledge of BBC Producer Guidelines
Producing TV and radio packages for BBC regional and network news programmes
Self-shooting (Cannon XF 305; Sony Z5)
Writing and directing links
He has a number of awards:
2012 - Royal Television Society Midlands - Best Current Affairs Feature - An Abuse of Trust
2009 - Royal Television Society Midlands - Best Newcomer
2008 - New York Festivals Gold World Medal - Best long form investigative documentary - Tagging
2008 - Royal Television Society Midlands - Best Current Affairs programme - Tagging
2004 - Press Gazette Regional Reporter of the Year