Who’s Who

Steve Warr
Managing Director

Steve set up Raw Cut as a place to tell dynamic and compelling stories. The showrunner for Raw Cut’s iconic titles - Police Interceptors, Road Wars and Neighbourhood Blues - Steve enjoys creating long running shows that connect with the public. Responsible for the award winning The Murder of Sadie Hartley he also executive produces history, current affairs and campaigning programmes. A former current affairs producer for ITV’s The Cook Report, and also a former Fleet Street news reporter, Steve brings a journalistic edge to popular programming and has carved out a reputation for gaining hard won access.

Tom Randall
Development Producer

Tom has worked around the world as a director and a journalist, contributing to films for every major UK television channel. His key credits include The Great British Benefits Hotel and The Spy Who Came In From Al-Qaeda. And for two ITV Exposure films, Charities Behaving Badly and Undercover Colleges, Tom was responsible for the original idea, getting it commissioned and seeing it through to broadcast.

Danny Kerr
Office Manager

Danny joined Raw Cut following two years toiling as a virtual assistant. After starting out on the production side he moved across the aisle into office management and personal assistant roles at a variety of different companies such as Outline Productions and Windfall Films eventually setting up a London production office and post production facility for US company Megalomedia.

Gerry Melling
Creative Director

After fostering a string of memorable ratings hits as BBC Daytime commissioner, Gerry is now overseeing core productions and the expansion of our growing company. Winner of two RTS and two Broadcast awards, Gerry has been pivotal in successfully bringing crime and harder factual shows to the daytime schedule, like the award winning The Sheriffs Are Coming, Thief Trackers and Fake Britain, as well as Oxford Street Revealed. He has also overseen successful daytime dramas including 32 Brinkburn Street and Missing, as well as the BBC’s modern update of The Life and Adventures of Nick Nickleby.

Richard Jeffs
Business Affairs and Distribution

Richard has worked with Raw Cut since the first series of Road Wars. Heading up Raw Cut Distribution selling programmes abroad Richard is also in charge of business affairs. Richard started his career in BBC Radio, and after a spell in America, worked at ITV and many independent production companies. With a proud history in clip and archive licensing with many libraries, Richard oversees Raw Cut Archive.

Zio Hancock
Technical Manager

Now looking after nine offline suites and one online as well as managing the data wrangling teams, Zio lives his work life truly in the twilight zone. After nearly seven years working on the technical side of TV documentary production he has swapped the likes of Embarrassing Bodies and Operation Ouch for the ever-exciting Police Interceptors and the sobering The Murder of Sadie Hartley.

Claire Walker
Head of Production

Since joining in 2008, Claire has worn every hat on the production management stand. Stepping up to HoP in 2013, Claire has seen first-hand how small companies can foster talent and make a difference. She believes in giving people a chance and working collaboratively to produce great TV that punches above its weight. With a love of logic, organisation and workflows Claire can often be found with her head in a spreadsheet, and feels, much like the great white shark, Excel is just a misunderstood creature!

Pat Kennedy
Accounts Manager

After learning the accounts trade in the commercials sector, Pat saw the error of her ways and moved over to television where she has stayed ever since working for numerous independent producers. Working on shows as diverse as UK Cops; Bodycam Squad, to Kennedy’s Suicide Bomber to Afghan Army Girls – Pat has been ensuring people get paid across the globe.

Gregg Lopez
Archive Manager

Gregg comes to Raw Cut from the US where he was part of the independent film and comedy scenes in Los Angeles. Besides handling the licensing and acquisition for the Raw Cut Archive, Gregg administers Raw Cut’s social media and website.