Steve Knattress


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.


Over 35 years experience as a versatile BBC trained broadcast editor and degree-level engineer.

Experience of all genre of Broadcast programmes. Happy to edit all genres on linear or non-linear systems, to broadcast standards with or without supervision.
Can commission and perform first-line maintenance as well as rig and install equipment. Competent at audio recording and mixing. Often audio and vision mixing/editing incoming gallery (football) operations (including BT Vision, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham, Everton etc).

Selected Credits

Cycling Tour Series SportCentury TV
for ITV4
Editor, online
Race edit, sound mix & voiceover dub
Boxing, Football, Rugby etc.SportBT SportEditor, online
VariousSports DocumentaryPitch InternationalEditor, offline, online & grade
Incl: Destination Kiev, Sporting Greats, World Stars & Rubgy 6 Nations
European Tour GolfSportSkyEditor, offline & online
In London, Scotland, Thailand, Dubai, Singapore, Indonesia, South Africa & Brunei. Same day h/l & features for Main, Challenge & Seniors Tour h/l
WatchdogConsumerBBCEditor, offline, online & grade
Various Premier LeagueSportIMGEditor, offline & online
Live, h/l, promos & docs
BBC LearningEducationalBBCEditor, offline & online
& mix. For online, transmission & promotional videos
Men's & Women's Cycling:
Tour of Britain
SportCentury TV
for ITV4
Editor, offline & online
& mix. 8 day OB around Britain. Same day highlights and overall H/L
Match of the Day & Football FocusSportBBCEditor, online
G20 London SummitNewsFeltechEditor, online
Host Broadcast
for ITV2
Editor, online
Track Cycling: Editing & Recording voiceover & finishing
Dunlop Motor racing 2009SportProlink AMS
for Sky
Editor, offline & online
Chelsea Flower ShowFactual EntertainmentBBCEditor, offline & online
UEFA Champions LeagueSportInput MediaEditor, offline & online
Preview, Magazine & Highlights editing
Premier League NewsNewsIMG & ADMC (Arabic)Editor, online & grade
for BBC
Editor, offline & online
Cricket Test Match and World Cup HighlightsSportSky & BBCEditor, online
Rugby World Cup SportVariousEditor, online
South Africa, ITV, Setanta (Dublin) & IRB (IMG)
World Cup England DVDs
SportIRB, TWI & IMGEditor, offline & online
Football World CupsSportBBC, HBS & TWIEditor, offline & online
Tour de France
Sport(OLN / Woods) WCEEditor, offline & online
OB plus various cycling DVDs 2005-2007
RAI TV NewsNewsRai TVEditor, linear
Hourly output for London Office
Football Focus, Rugby Special, Grandstand, Sportsnight
& The London Marathon
SportBBCEditor, offline & online
Chelsea, Tottenham, Everton Arsenal & Man City TVSportInput MediaEditor, offline & online
West Indies v India Tour
SportIMG Media OBEditor, online
Tech rig & replays
The Championship SportITV & BBCEditor, online
avid, highlights & web edits
Crufts 2006Factual EntertainmentBBCEditor, offline & online
and mix.
Rugby World Cup Official VideosSportIRB & TWIEditor, offline & online
Rugby World Sevens FinalSportITVEditor, online
Tour de Suisse
SportTWIEditor, online
The Open:
Previews, Web, Films & Golden Moments
SportTWI European TourEditor, offline & online
Various TennisSportTWI & Input MediaEditor, offline & online
incl ATP Magazine, Davis Cup & Fed Cup
Christopher Reeve:
Broadcaster's Preview
DocumentaryIMGEditor, offline & online
Home Front:
DocumentaryOutline Prods
for History Channel
Editor, offline
Various Olympic Archive ProgrammesSportOTAB & TWIEditor, offline & online
Nobel Awards & Peace PrizeDocumentaryTWIEditor, offline & online
PokerSportInitial & Poker ChannelEditor, offline & online
& mix.
World War in Colour DocumentaryTWIEditor, online & grade
Strip SearchReality TVLiving TVEditor, offline, online & grade
Dennis Norton's Christmas ShowLight EntertainmentITVEditor, offline & online
Make Me PerfectObservational DocumentaryInitial (Endemol)Editor, offline & online
Cosmetic surgery
TimewatchDocumentaryBBCEditor, linear
Various MusicMTVEditor, offline & online
Nobel ConcertMusicIMGEditor, offline & online
National GeographicPromoCrow TVEditor, offline & online
Geordie Racer
& Through the Dragon's Eye
EducationalBBC SchoolsEditor, offline & online
Single camera & studio edits of schools famous "Look and Read" series, which is still broadcast
Arena, Omnibus Welsh Male voice etc
MusicBBCEditor, linear
Wish You Were MeEducationalBBC SchoolsEditor, offline & online
Songs of Praise:
Val Doonigan in Ireland
MusicBBC Editor, offline & online
& mix
Lenny HenryLight EntertainmentBBCEditor, offline & online
Studio inserts for tx

Equipment Used

Linear Edit Controllers: Sony 500, 600, 2000, 9100. (Grass Valley 431)

DVEs: Sony DME 3000, 7000, ADO, Abacus A53, (Magic Dave)

Vision Mixers: including Grass Valley 100 and 200, XtenDD, Sony 600, 2000,and 7000 series, Kahuna and DaVe's

Audio Mixers: including Sony DMX2000/3000, Yamaha, Soundcraft etc.

Non Linear Editors: AVID (MC, Xpress, Symphony, DV Xpress, Adrenaline) ( have MC8 on mac laptop)
Final Cut Pro, (have own system, laptop with external monitor, keyboard and fast drive) (FCP)
Adobe Premiere Pro. (Grass Valley News Edit , Quantel QeditPro)
EVS clean edit,  Boris Continuum, Adobe Production Suite.
Able to navigate an Aston Character generator and edit from EVS servers.