Patrick Coakley

Edit Assistant / Junior Editor

Contact Details

For all bookings please call (+44) 020 7287 6110 or email

This CV may be kept on file and distributed for employment purposes.


Experienced at both facility & production company level, Patrick is knowledgeable & well practised in broadcast post-production workflows & systems.

Patrick is proficient in both editing & undertaking edit assistant tasks using broadcast industry standard software & systems including Avid Media Composer & Nexis/ISIS, Editshare, Adobe Premiere Pro & After Effects, Da Vinci Resolve & ProTools.

Selected Credits

Great Pottery Throwdown EntertainmentChannel 4Editor, Junior
Casting tapes editor.
Great British Sewing Bee EntertainmentBBC TwoEditor, Junior
Casting tapes editor.
What Makes A Murderer DocumentaryChannel 4Edit Assistant
Archive replacement.
Rick & Ralf's
Very Northern Road Trip
Factual EntertainmentUKTVEdit Assistant
Syncing & grouping.
Crazy Delicious Reality TVChannel 4Editor, Junior
Casting tapes editor.
Bake Off:
The Professionals
EntertainmentChannel 4Editor, Junior
Casting tapes editor.
Monty Don's American Gardens Factual EntertainmentBBC TwoEdit Assistant
Syncing & grouping.
Richard Hammonds BIG Factual EntertainmentDiscoveryEdit Assistant
Syncing & grouping.
Top GearFactual EntertainmentBBC OneEdit Assistant
Syncing & Grouping.
The Pioneer Woman FoodFood NetworkEdit Assistant
Syncing & Grouping.
The Voice EntertainmentITVEdit Assistant
Syncing & grouping, sync pulls.
How to Look Good Naked Reality TVChannel 4Edit Assistant
Syncing & grouping.
Employable Me
Series 2
DocumentaryBBC TwoEdit Assistant
GenderquakeFactual EntertainmentChannel 4Edit Assistant
James Bulger: A Mothers StoryDocumentaryITVEdit Assistant
When I Grow UpDocumentaryChannel 4Edit Assistant
The Parachute Murder PlotDocumentaryITVEdit Assistant
The Secret World of Posh PetsFactual EntertainmentITVEdit Assistant
Eight Go Rallying: The Road To SaigonEntertainmentBBC TwoEdit Assistant
QIQuiz / Game ShowBBCEdit Assistant
TaskmasterQuiz / Game ShowDaveEdit Assistant
Great British MenuFactual EntertainmentBBC TwoEdit Assistant
Inside The FactoryFactual EntertainmentBBC TwoEdit Assistant
Tipping PointQuiz / Game ShowITVEdit Assistant
Four in a BedEntertainmentChannel 4Edit Assistant
Come Dine with MeEntertainmentChannel 4Edit Assistant
Geordie ShoreReality TVMTVEdit Assistant
The Graham Norton ShowChat ShowBBC OneEdit Assistant
The ApprenticeEntertainmentBBC OneEdit Assistant
The Only Way is EssexReality TVITVEdit Assistant
EdenReality TVChannel 4Edit Assistant

Equipment Used

Avid Media Composer
Adobe Premiere Pro & After effects
Da Vinci Resolve
HDCam SR & digibeta tape decks.


SAE Institute, London:  Ba (Hons) Audio Engineering - Degree Classification: 2:1

Additional Information


Optomen as Edit Assistant from 2017 to 2019:

  • Sole edit assistant providing support & day to day management of 5 in house edit suites.
  • Implement & advise on workflow improvements – EG. New design for media & rushes storage servers, create Avid project templates, music & GV libraries.
  • Edited, colour graded, & mixed audio for online short series ‘How to Live’ for BBC Three.
  • Sync Pulls & editing when required.
  • Editing sizzles, casting tapes & development reels.
  • Day to day activities include ingesting, sync & grouping, playouts, conform sequences to send out of house for online, backing up projects & rushes to LTO, general system & media maintenance.

Evolutions as Edit Assistant/Edit & Media Support Operator from 2015 - 2017:

  • Edit assistant/project coordinating – Ingesting & syncing/grouping rushes, AS-11 file creation & making deliverables, creating various exports from AVID for online & viewings, providing front line support to edit suites. Organising & overseeing technical aspects of projects.
  • Work in both tape + tapeless formats following various workflows, performing standards conversions where necessary. Familiar with a variety of audio & video codecs.
  • Experienced in working on location jobs, data wrangling & logging.