broadcast documentaries

Di has produced and directed a range of documentaries and reports for broadcast on BBC World News and BBC 2 Newsnight including character led stories such as: Roma Rights - on the challenges facing Roma in Eastern Europe; Listen to the Kids! on child rights across south Asia;  and Protecting Lives on forced marriage in Niger. She produced four programmes on the situation of Palestinian refugees in the Middle East including Gaza Under Siege and Waiting to Go.

She has worked as a series producer on international multimedia broadcast projects such as Snapshots of Change and Why Women Count on women and development involving over 30 producers and broadcasters around the world.

Di has produced content for BBC World News, BBC 2 Newsnight, Al Jazeera and TVNZ and has worked in the UK and in several European countries, USA, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, New Zealand and Australia.

  • Producer: Road Deaths - Newsnight BBC 2
    A 1x13' report on the escalating carnage on the roads of two middle income countries, India and Brazil, and the social and economic costs to victims and their families. Filmed with road safety campaigner, Harman Sidhu in Delhi and Sao Paulo.
    Reporter: Jackie Long, 2007.
  • Producer|Director: Life - BBC World News
    Listen to the Chidren! (Shati, Sri Lanka) 1x25’ documentary profiling four Asian children's stories and their campaigns- covering HIV, early marriage, post conflict education and street children savings’ schemes.
    Filmed in Nepal, Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh (Finalist One World Media Awards 2004). tve.
  • Producer|Director: Survivor's Guide - BBC World News
    'The Two Faces of Opium' - A 1x 30' documentary follows the stories of Olivia in Uganda and Sergei in Kyrgyzstan. They both use opiates for medicinal use - for pain relief and help against drug dependency. The film looks at why many African and Asian countries fear opiates and still ban their use.
    RockhopperTV, 2008.
  • Producer: Life - BBC World News
    'Gaza Under Siege' - one of 3x30' documentaries on the lives of Palestinian refugees living in Gaza, the West Bank and Lebanon. Shot at the start of the second intifada, the film traces the story of a refugee family in the Gaza strip and the daily pressures of living with conflict. Awarded an 'Honourable Mention' at the Columbus International Film Festival.
    Director: Charles Stewart.
  • Producer|Director: Life - BBC World News
    'Roma Rights' - a 1x25' A 'Life' special describing the challenges facing Roma communities in Eastern Europe becoming recognised as equal citizens and the promises from eight governments to improve living standards for their Roma populations at the start of the Decade for Roma Inclusion. Includes an interview with the first female Roma MEP, Livia Jaroka.
    tve, 2005.
  • Producer|Director: Survivor's Guide - BBC World News
    'The Two Faces of Opium' - A 1x 30' documentary follows the stories of Olivia in Uganda and Sergei in Kyrgyzstan. They both use opiates for medicinal use - for pain relief and help against drug dependency. The film looks at why many African and Asian countries fear opiates and still ban their use.
    RockhopperTV, 2008.
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