Ms James

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Ms James

 Actor  Presenter  Model  Musician  Dancer  Entertainer

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    Location: West Midlands
    Gender: Female

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About Me

I am a determined and inspirational individual, with strong skills of communication. I am a hard-working person
with an aptitude for creativity and I am keen to rise to any challenge. Throughout my work history, I have worked
effectively in a team and have been able to lead and inspire commitment in others. I can also work alone and
unsupervised. I always set high standards for myself, as an ambitious, progressive minded individual.


Showreels

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Monique James: Acting Showreel (Stage Combat)!

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Audio Reels

Previous News Item - Monique James
Joy Ride - Sung By:ms James - Lyrics © Sony/atv Music Publishing Llc, Universal Music Publishing Group Read More: Mariah Carey - Joy Ride Lyrics | Metrolyrics
Sung By: Ms James Alto Theatrical Voice - Peel Talent
Lady Marmalade - Missy Elliot
Sung By: Ms James Soprano Theatrical Voice - Peel Talent
On-Air Show Recording (everything I.t.) - Monique James

Acting


Experience

 -  Film (Student)
 -  Musicals
 -  Radio
 -  Theatre (Professional)


Accents

 -  Birmingham
 -  Black Country
 -  Cheshire
 -  Cockney
 -  Cornish
 -  Devon
 -  Essex
 -  Geordie
 -  Gloucester
 -  Hull
 -  Lancashire
 -  Liverpudlian
 -  London
 -  Manchester
 -  Northern England
 -  Posh
 -  RP
 -  Scottish
 -  Scottish Highlands
 -  Somerset
 -  Southern England
 -  Welsh
 -  Yorkshire
 -  General American
 -  Mexico
 -  Midwest Farm & Ranch
 -  New York City
 -  Southern American
 -  Texas
 -  Bulgarian
 -  Chinese
 -  Czech
 -  Danish
 -  Dublin
 -  French
 -  German
 -  Indian
 -  Italian
 -  Japanese
 -  Korean
 -  Mexican
 -  Pakistani
 -  Patois
 -  Persian
 -  Polish
 -  Portugese
 -  Portugese (Brazilian)
 -  RP
 -  Spanish
 -  Swedish
 -  Thai
 -  Turkish
 -  West-Indian


Employment History & Experience

!991 - 1998 - Musical Theater (Please Get in Contact with-me; for more information)

Sep 2004 - Dec 2004 - BBC Radio Staffordshire and Stoke; (Please get in Contact with for More information on Role as Actress and Scriptwriter; on this Award-Winning Production In-Question.)


Presenting


Experience

 -  Promotions
 -  Radio
 -  Student
 -  Teaching
 -  TV
 -  Voiceover


Specialist Areas

 -  Business
 -  Childrens TV
 -  Comedy
 -  Documentary
 -  Education
 -  Event
 -  Fashion
 -  Film
 -  Hair & Beauty
 -  Health & Fitness
 -  History
 -  Interactive
 -  Internet/ Web
 -  Lifestyle
 -  Media
 -  Music
 -  News/ Current Affairs
 -  Other Niche
 -  Performing Arts
 -  Public Speaker
 -  Radio
 -  Showbiz
 -  Sport
 -  Technology/ Gadgets
 -  Travel
 -  TV Shows
 -  Video Gaming
 -  Voiceover
 -  Wildlife/ Animals


Employment History & Experience

Producer: Everything I.T, News Review Show and Drive Time
ONFM Radio - London - August 2010 to September 2011
Producing Shows and compiling Running Orders Researching all Material that goes into my Shows filling in
Logs and Releases and ensuring all Paperwork Work is filled.
Presenter
ONFM Radio - London - August 2010 to September 2011
I Presented Three Shows at ONFM Radio and generally Designed the Running Orders. I did not heavily Rely
on Scripted Information as such apart from News Traffic and Travel Bulletins also with Interviews, but stuck to
Scripted Topics of Discussions on Shows. The Shows were Primarily Speech orientated, ratio about 70 percent
speeches and 30% music. Lots of ad-libbing was utilised by me during production of all shows that I presented
The Drive Time Show ran five days a week on a weekly basis, while the News Review show ran fortnightly.
The 'Everything I.T' show took place once a week.

Radio Entertainment Reporter for the Philippa Show
ONFM Radio - London - July 2010 to August 2010
Gathering information about people in the public eye and investigating, equipping and reporting on recent
events about Celebrities' for the Philippa Show. The show was on a weekly basis and my bulletin contained
a couple of stories lasting 10 minutes
Radio Programme Researcher and Broadcast Journalist
ONFM Radio - June 2010 to July 2010
My duties I conducted as a Programme Researcher and Broadcast Journalist, for ONFM Radio were arranging
for topical guests, to be interviewed by various Presenters at ONFM Radio. Conceptualising and developing
ideas for radio content with Presenters and senior members of staff. Intensive research of varied ideas devised
by senior members of staff, assisting production team in the studio, i.e. collecting guests from reception and
escorting to ONFM Radio Studio etc. Compiling, conducting, researching traffic and news reports live On-Air.
Radio Traffic Reporter
ONFM Radio - London - June 2010 to July 2010
Compiled, investigated and reported the traffic and travel news and generally had a voice on the show so to
speak; additionally to my traffic reports.

Trainee Broadcast Journalist and Assistant
BBC WM - Birmingham - October 2007 to January 2008
I was a broadcast journalist and broadcast assistant for the Joe Aldred show, which required me to compile
news reports on local issues or the talking points for the programme. Also I undertook the newspaper reviews
and acted as an assistant to the producer in the studio.
This role was also a temporary post and was not an ongoing position.

Broadcast Journalist/Researcher
BBC WM - April 2008 to April 2008
My roles included being a researcher and a broadcast journalist for the Ed Dolan Show. My duties were coming
up with features for the show and discussing programme ideas with producers on approaches/treatments for
individual stories that crop up during the day, or national top stories that I would report on for the show or just
general items for the programme. In addition, I would also do pre-recorded reports on local news items in the
West Midlands. I also had to leave this position because it was a temporary post.


Modelling


Experience

 -  Catwalk
 -  Commercials
 -  Competition
 -  Fashion
 -  Promotional


Employment History & Experience

I have Experience in; National Campaigns and Runway Modeling Please, feel-free too get in-Contact for more Information. I have Also Been A Runner-Up in The Selection Process for Next Top Model UK.


Music


Experience

 -  Band/ Group
 -  Solo


Vocal Skills

 -  Alto
 -  Baritone
 -  Bass
 -  Falsetto
 -  Mezzo-Soprano
 -  Pop
 -  Rock
 -  Soprano
 -  Tenor
 -  Treble


Instruments Played

 -  Piano
 -  Violin


Employment History & Experience

Maureen Smith School Dance in Acting, Dancing and Singing and Performed these Aspects of Performance in Professional Theater throughout My Life and have addition Training Aligned Will Notify When Undergone. However Can Sing Womens Range Alto - Soprano and Male Ranges too Some Extent i.e Baritione and Bass in Key.


Dancing


Experience

 -  Choreography
 -  Live Events
 -  Musicals
 -  Show Dancing
 -  Theatre (Professional)


Dance Skills

 -  Acrobatics
 -  Aerobic
 -  Ballet
 -  Belly Dancing
 -  Breakdancing
 -  Burlesque
 -  Contemporary
 -  Disco
 -  Disco Swing
 -  Foxtrot
 -  Freestyle
 -  Hip Hop
 -  Jive
 -  Modern Swing
 -  Rock & Roll
 -  Salsa
 -  Slow Waltz
 -  Streetdancing
 -  Swing
 -  Tango
 -  Tap


Employment History & Experience

Please See Previous Notations ao My Page On This Site And Contact Me for More Information or my CV. However I attended Maureen School of Dancing


Entertainment


Experience

 -  DJs


Employment History & Experience

I was DJ and Ran The Drive Time Show at ONFM Radio Lin London for five days a week on a weekly basis... I am very Savvy With The Technical Aspects of DJ-ing/Presenter too in a Commercial and Independent Radio Setting Please see CV- for More Details


Physical Details

Ethnicity:
n/a
Skin Colour:
brown
Height:
5 ft 9 in
Weight:
12 st 7 lb
Build:
n/a
Dress Size:
16 to 18
Bust:
42 in
Waist:
36 in
Hips:
49 in
Shoe Size:
9 UK
Eye Colour:
Mixed
Hair Colour:
Black
Hair Length:
Medium
Hair Style:
Curly

Languages Spoken


 -  Caribbean
 -  English
 -  French

Experience & Qualifications


General Experience

Monique James B.A (Hons.), M.A (Pending)
Multifaceted-Media - Modeling andn Professional-Performer within Performing Arts Sector; Seeking Additional Work Within This/These Industries.

Behind-the-Scenes Experience:
In Summary, I have Notable Experience in Various Sectors within the Media Division, including the British
Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) as A Program Researcher. In addition, I was also an Editor and Journalist of
a Online-publication known as E-Business Magazine and a Radio Duty Manager, or ONFM Radio in London
Etc.However, as previously Disclosed - I have Worked in the Television Sector as A
Program Researcher and Item Producer.
Performing Arts Credits/:
Radio Broadcast Journalist for The Bishop Joe Aldred Show - A Former ON-Air Show On; BBC WM. Radio
Presenter for ONFM Radio In London, UK; for Three Different Shows . National Modelling Campaign for
Midland Heart and Ms Curvaceous UK (However, This is Still in The Works and Not-Finalised yet.). Trained
Musical Theater Performance Experience in Acro, Ballet, Ballroom (Such as Jive Etc.), Modern and Tap with
Maureen School of Dancing and Etc.



Qualifications & Training

Royal Academy Of Dramatic Art
- The Singing Actor...Masterrclass. 2015
- Stage Combat Skills

Nobel Training Solutions:


including: Krav Maga Fighting Skills and Weapon Dis-arming.2015

- Stage Combat Skills including: Sword,Knife,Sharp edged Weapon Fighting Skills. 2015

- Stage Combat Skills; Krav Manga fighting Skills, stand up Fighting Skills including Correct Body Movement/ Response in use of Knives, Correct Stance and Movement when using Pistols and Knives, Skills of Combat when Using Weapons.

Was Comended on My Acting and Singing Ability During This Course At RADA.

Master of Arts (Pending) in Journalism
University of the West of England - Bristol

2015
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in TV & Radio Documentary
University of Staffordshire - Stoke-on-Trent
2004 to 2007
NVQ Level 4 Foundation to Advanced Level in Computer Engineering
ESP - Birmingham
2001 to 2001
A Levels
East Birmingham College - West Midlands, UK
September 1997 to August 1999
Acting & Television Presenting
Academy of Live and Recorded Arts - London
1999 to 1999
Musical Theater and Performance in: Acro, Ballet, Modern, Tap and Singing
Maureen Smith School of Dancing - Solihull
1986 to 1998


Other Information

Relevant Skills

Academic
Writing Skills • Researching Media Employment • Issues in World Politics • International Relations • Effective
Career Skills • Preparation: Documentary Research • The Broadcast Programme 1 • Law for Journalists
1, 2 • Broadcast Production and Presentation • Events In The News • Broadcast Journalism Interviewing
• Political Rights and Citizenship • Broadcast Institutions and Regulations • Broadcast Programme 2 •
Preparation Documentary Research 1 • Political Propaganda and Mass Communications I participated
on a television and radio-presenting course in London and I learnt the following techniques: • Autocue
Techniques • Different presenting styles Scriptwriting, Musical Theater and Performance in: Acting, Acro, Ballet,
Modern, Tap and Singing (8 years) Ballroom Dancing 2 Years of Training. Crav Maga Stage Combat Training. Modelling Experience and Training in Commercial, Editorial and Runaway Modeling. TV and Radio Presenting. English Litreature.

Interests & Hobbies

Acting, Aerobics, Astrology, Computer Technology, Creative Writing Different Dance Genres of Dancing, Film, Natural Body Building, Modeling, Non-Fiction and-Fiction in terms of Books. Shakespeare (The Plays.), Theater, William Shakespeare, Singing and Training, Script-writing Religious and Cultural Education, Radio and Television Worlwide and Literature (English-Litreature)

Miscellaneous Information

BDiscovered - Tina Hartery - Agents Details:

tina@bdiscovered.net - t: 07716 258219/ 020 3318 0962 and adding a link to our agent's website www.bdiscovered.net

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