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Some background on the team

Lakes Creative is a video production company built on the 18 years broadcast experience of its founder John McKeown, whose aim is to deliver the same high quality principles of broadcast television to videos for businesses of all sizes. Whether you are a blue chip company that needs an induction or training video or a small business trying to reach out to a bigger market, we have a video solution to suit your budget.

John started in broadcast television in 1994 as a cameraman at Tyne Tees Television. Going freelance in 1998, work included the National Lottery Live, Chris Evans Breakfast Show and Sky Sports. This lead to work for the host broadcasters of the World Cup and Champions League Finals.



kim red & black cropKim Inglis is an outstanding TV journalist, reporter and presenter whose warmth of personality has been experienced by viewers of the BBC and ITV across the north of England and those of ITVs flagship daytime programme This Morning.

The breadth of Kim’s presentation experience means she is the most versatile front person for your corporate production. Kim also provides Lakes Creative with voice-overs, script-writing and Media Training for larger corporations.






Jonathan Morrell is an ex-Sky News, ITV and BBC presenter and journalist who provides Lakes Creative with voice-overs and scriptwriting skills, perfect for adding an air of quality and authenticity to your corporate video production.

Jonathan currently presents on ABC Radio in Perth, Australia whilst continuing to provide Lakes Creative with voice-overs for clients such as BAE Systems Maritime – Submarines.



Ewan Faichnie is a talented Motion Graphics artist, editor and cameraman, having worked with John McKeown for a number of years on broadcast TV shows for the Showcase channel. His animation skills bring an extra dimension of possibilities for client videos and presentations.


Broadcast TV is the quality benchmark that Lakes Creative strives for in its corporate work.

As well as being able to offer camera crew and production services to the UK’s major broadcasters, Lakes Creative produces video marketing campaigns and can assist with new websites, photography and social media management for business.

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  1. I am producing an event in the Lake District in the summer of 2014 and wanted to get a bid from your company for filming it – it’s an educational event. I was referred to your company from the folks at the hotel.

    Andrew William
    Tech Manager

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