Energy Live News is the leader in energy news and information. We started with a simple vision to cover energy across the board, fossil fuels or renewables, nuclear or cleantech we will bring the news to you wherever it is happening. We are independent, fair and engaging and listen to all voices across the sector. We are leaders in online TV for the energy sector and we bring you interviews and interesting filmed stories from across the UK and abroad and very proud to have won the BEST JOURNALISM prize at the 2012 Scottish Green Energy Awards.
Energy is a complex business but we make it simple. Our aim is to explain the business of energy to everyone from the CEO of a multi-national corporation to the person who changes the light bulbs in your office. If you deal in the business of energy we communicate the issues that matter to you.
Our mission is to give you balanced news, analysis, commentary of energy and to ensure that we do, we have a dedicated team of quality journalists and production staff.
Sumit has more than two decades in journalism, firstly with National newspapers and then in broadcasting. He joined the BBC in 1993 as a reporter and presenter and has worked on all major news outlets including Breakfast, One and Six O’Clock News, 5Live, BBC News channel, BBC Three and World Service. He presented the BBC One current affairs strand Inside Out for five years and also travelled the world with Holiday. After leaving the BBC to follow a freelance career he worked for SKY and ITN and the Travel Channel. He is the Editor of Energy Live News which he co-founded in 2010. Sumit has been silly enough to get caught in a blizzard in the north pole, cycle to Paris, swim with sharks and even more ridiculously continues to support Leyton Orient.
Geoff is ELN’s Commercial Director and co-founder. He has had a successful 25 year career in strategic selling working for big brands and corporations. Geoff has worked at all levels of corporate sales and previously set up a successful software company. He is in charge of commercial strategy and finance as well as coming up with the idea of ELN in the first place. Known widely in the industry in a very short space of time he certainly gets noticed. A man of real substance he has been a devoted Arsenal season ticket holder ever since they started winning things and is also an even bigger fan of cakes.
Emma Howard is a former BBC News presenter and reporter on both television and radio. As a news correspondent she worked for the One, Six and Ten O’clock News as well as Radio 4 and 5Live. As a presenter she fronted Breakfast on BBC One and later presented on News 24 and Drive time on 5Live. She has reported on flagship programmes such as Watchdog and Today on Radio 4. She now works freelance for blue chip corporate sector clients and other news organisations including ELN. Emma is also fantastic at baking cakes as Geoff will attest to.
Vicky is our Chief Reporter. She made her mark very quickly at ELN and has got to know the industry well and is a popular face in the sector now. Vicky studied English Literature and Language at Leeds University, where she was on the Guardian Student Newspaper of the Year-winning editorial team at Leeds Student, also completing her MA in Writing for Performance and Publication. She was Yorkshire Editor for Whatsonstage.com and still has a keen interest in theatre and for her sins often reviews plays that should not have seen the light of day. She also has an amazing penchant for singing show tunes in the office.
Part of the launch team for ELN, Simon graduated from Staffordshire University with a First Class Degree in film Production Technology. Simon works on all aspects of production for ELN including filming, graphics and design. He has created the look and feel of ELN and is at the forefront of thinking up new innovative ways for us to make an impact. Not surprisingly Simon has a passion for film making and spends a large amount of his free time pretending to be Marvel cartoon characters – or as he calls it – working on short film projects, particularly movie parodies. In fact he is so good at dressing up his work has been selected for several awards.
Christan joined ELN in 2012 and works as a cameraman and editor as well as our resident sound guru. With a degree in Business and a very successful career in music production and recording he decided to join the ELN team looking for a different direction creatively. He’s the only one of the crew who has chilled with Snoop Dog in LA and continues to produce music in his spare time. He’s also stopped regularly in the streets by people who think he starred in the Shawshank Redemption…he didn’t.
Our most recent recruit, Pri joined ELN from Middlesex University with a post graduate degree in Journalism and Media. She’s a reporter and is rapidly proving herself as a good one with a keen drive to learn. Originally from Nepal funnily enough she complains a lot about the cold and has no desire to climb mountains though is happy to drink Newcastle Brown Ale having spent some time masquerading as a Geordie.
Rob joined ELN in 2013 and is our Business Development Manager. Rob’s background is predominantly sales and marketing within new homes, but for the past 5 years he has been working in the energy saving lighting and heating arena. He decided to join the ELN team looking to broaden his experience in the ever expanding energy markets . He’s the only one of the team who supports Man U and yes he is not from Manchester! His spare time is taken up educating his 2 year old son about Motorsport and of course buying Hotwheels for himself – oops sorry his son!
Rob is a well known figure in broadcasting firstly at the BBC and then for over 20 years at ITN where he was part of the production team reporting from around the globe covering major news stories such as the Fall of the Berlin Wall, the Rawandan Massacre and 9/11. He was in particular an award winning producer in scientific news and has worked with all the major names in British Television news. Rob now freelances in all forms of production and is a regular stalwart of ELN. He also tells the most charming jokes mainly about talking dogs.
We do sometimes use freelancers and can offer graduates internship placements so anyone interested in filming, editing or reporting for ELN should get in touch by the address below or send a CV, covering letter and short showreel to [email protected]
Company Name: Energy Live News Limited
Office Address: 1 Dudrich House Princes Lane Muswell Hill London N10 3LU
Telephone: 0845 602 4899
Registered Address: 162 High Street Tonbridge Kent United Kingdom TN9 1BB
Registered in: England & Wales
Company Number: 07209102
VAT Number: 988 8336 42