Sarah Parnell

TV & Radio Presenter, Journalist, Actor, Dance, Grades I-VIII in Piano, Violin and Singing.
Sarah has experience of both TV and radio presenting and she is also an established singer/ pianist and TV Producer.   As well as voice overs, she is an accomplished interviewer, radio presenter and theatre critic,  and she hosted her own daily radio show on Viva radio 963 am as well as "Dinner Jazz" on jazz fm.  Her voice over credits include commercials for Asda, Schindler UK, Penn Marketing and General Accident.  Her TV work features the "Big Big Talent Show" with Jonathan Ross and Jim Davidson"s "Generation Game." 
Sarah was the face of Cornhill Insurance for three years and she has most recently worked for sit-up-tv and smooth radio fm.

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EDUCATION
Birmingham University - Certificate in Television Journalism.
BA Hons in Music, Drama and Dance.
Royal Academy of Music - Grades I-VIII Associated Board - Examinations in Piano, Violin and Singing.
PRESENTING - TELEVISION & RADIO
Arts Programme Viva 963am
Presenter and Producer on four hour programmes broadcast live daily. Wrote all copy, read the news, organised live O.B.’s, operated the studio, and interviewed guests including Sir Peter Ustinov, Arthur Smith, Michael Bolton, and Edwina Currie.
Dinner Jazz Jazz fm
Presenter of evening show, responsible for all links, music, weather updates, news and traffic bulletins.

TV COMMERCIALS

In-vision presenter on a series of networked commercials for Cornhill Insurance, shown on Channel 4, ITV and Sky, both in the UK and abroad.
Midland Bank commercials – responsible for selecting, interviewing and filming members of the public with a single camera.

CORPORATE VIDEOS

On-screen presenter on numerous videos and training programmes for companies such as Colour Me Beautiful, Legal and General, Pantene Pro-V Plus Shampoo, Schindler UK, OK, Penn Marketing and General Accident.

VOICE OVERS

Channel 5 and ITV - Nytol, Pantene Pro-V Plus Shampoo, Asda and Clarins.
BBC2 - The Career Awardsand Young Musician of the Year.
Radio - Commercials for Dial 4 A Loan, Travel Holidays Direct, Jazz FM, Viva 963a, Melody FM, Bromley Carnival, Sainsburys, Nestles Chocolate.

TV PRODUCTION

Producer on a wide range of networked programmes including:-
BBC
Jim Davidson's Generation Game Two Series of Assistant Producer
Dame Edna’s Work Experience     Programme Consultant
Meet the ChallengeAssociate Producer
LWT
The Big Fat Talent Show with Jonathan Ross
Sunday Sunday with Gloria Hunniford
CENTRAL TV
Go Wild! With Chirs Packham
YORKSHIRE TV
The Last Cigarette with Danny Baker and Paula Yates
BBC RADIO
Anne Robinson, John Dunn, Sheridan Morley and Chris Stuart
SINGING
Film Soundtracks
Backing vocals on Mission Impossible: 2, Lost Souls, Disney’s The Huntchback
of Notre Dame and the Prince of Egypt soundtrack.
BBC TV’s Wogan
Backing vocalist on A Song for Europe
HTV’s Star Quality
Lead singer. Muscial Director – Ray Monk.
Central TV’s New Faces
Singer/pianist. Musical Director - Harry Rabinowitz.
CBS and Tamla Motown
Numerous jingles for radio, and backing vocals for artists including Stevie Wonder, Sinitta, and the New Supremes.
Lead singing roles in musical including Godspell, The Boyfriend, Guys and Dolls, and Fiddler on the Roof.
Singer and Pianist at numerous venues including the Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane; the Lanesborough Hotel; the Groucho Club; Grosvenor House, “Torch” at Smithy’s Wine Bar and worldwide engagements in Helsinki, Norway, Sweden, the USA,and Dubai.

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