I started working in the film industry as a production manager and second assistant director before making my directorial debut on backch@t (Gibson Group Ltd) in 1997. In 2000 I began reporting and presenting for the award-winning rural report programme, No.8 Wired. I was runner-up for the BNZ Rongo Award, Excellence in Agricultural Journalism for my storyRural Nurse. Also for Gibson Group, I joined Frontseat as a presenterthen directed the documentary Behind the Scenes at the Lexus: SongQuest 2005. Over the past fifteen years I have produced and directed video content as EJR Productions.
Prior to the current Covid-19 lockdown I began work for Gibson Group as the AV Director for their new Ship to Shore exhibit at the Texas Seaport Museum, Galveston. For this project I am script writing and will be directing 27 short videos telling the stories of those who settled in Galveston 1850-1900.
Last year I completed new audiovisual content for E Tu Whanau. These videos feature interviews recorded at Waiwhetu Marae in Lower Hutt and at the PALMS/Rangtahi hui held in Rotorua, July 2019.
In February 2019 I was part of the successful Thistle Hall(Cuba Street, Wellington) exhibition,All Good Things, selling original photographic prints alongside my greeting card range, emmacards