Media and communications professional with national and regional television and radio experience. Skills include interviewing, presenting programmes, news reading and v/t production. Enjoys leading multi-disciplinary teams and has been involved in start-up media projects. Excellent presentational and inter-personal skills coupled with media project management.
Dean Heeley is a Presenter and Producer and has presented over 350 programmes for Sky channel Legal TV. Dean was the channel's male anchor and was seen most regularly on the channel's live news programmes, criminal appeals programme, Most Wanted and phone-in programme Employment Law Q & A.
This significant number of programmes, the first recorded less than a month after completing his media degree, proves Deanís willingness to work hard, his determination to succeed as well as his performance abilities.
Dean has fronted thirteen titles for Legal TV, including Legal TV News, Your Law and Landmark Cases, demonstrating his dynamism, commitment and intense hard-work. As well as a proven record as a Presenter and a Journalist, Dean has a distinctive style that makes him a great communicator.
As well as anchoring programmes, Dean has also assisted in producing programmes, which he performed alongside his Presenting role. This responsibility incorporated initial programme planning, through to preparing graphics, autocue and scripts. Dean does not shy away from hands-on work and is always willing to rig sets and assist technical crew in their responsibilities.
Dean previously worked on BBC local radio and commercial radio stations and has Presented the news on internet-based channel EMTV and the news on Sky channel DM Digital. He has also had work experience at the BBC's Watchdog, Rogue Traders and Newsround programmes.
Dean graduated from the University of Central England in Birmingham with First Class Honours in Media and Communication Studies in 2006.