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Paydesk has 35 drone pilots in London. Our drone pilots, who comply to all local laws and regulations and are appropriately licensed, can be used to capture aerial footage for any purpose: be it for film, broadcast tv such as news, or surveying of construction or agriculture.

Our top drone pilots in London are Henry Wilkins and Panah Farhadbahman.

Use our drone pilot directory to find a member to work for you.

Drone Pilots in London



Henry Wilkins

London, United Kingdom
Henry Wilkins is a British multimedia journalist renowned for his extensive coverage of The Sahel region of Africa. Based in the Mumbai region of India, Wilkins is HEFAT certified and has a diverse portfolio that includes creating content for television and radio, primarily for Voice of America. Read moreHis expertise has also led him to appear on international networks such as BBC World Service, France 24, CBC Radio, and Al Jazeera.

Wilkins's journalistic contributions extend to writing for prestigious outlets like The Economist, The Washington Post, Al Jazeera English, Reuters, BBC, The Atlantic, The Telegraph, The New Statesman, and Vice News. His photojournalism has been featured in many of these publications as well as in the British Journal of Photography, De Standaard, The New Internationalist, NME, and Vice. 

With a career that has seen him based in Burkina Faso and reporting from numerous countries including Israel and the Occupied Territories, the UK, France, Spain, Chad, Ivory Coast, Togo, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Zambia, Malawi, Ivory Coast, and South Sudan, Wilkins has consistently covered security and humanitarian crises. His reporting has illuminated the transformation of wildlife reserves into battlegrounds, the complexities of democratic processes in places like Morocco, and the harsh realities of child labor in informal gold mines. Through his work, Wilkins has demonstrated a steadfast commitment to uncovering the multifaceted political, armed conflict, and social issues that shape West Africa and beyond.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+17
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Technology
+10

Panah Farhadbahman

London, United Kingdom
Panah Farhadbahman is a journalist based in London, United Kingdom.
Languages
Azerbaijani German English
+3
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+10
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+18

Leah Borromeo

London, United Kingdom
Journalist and filmmaker with 20 years' experience in print, broadcast and online with the likes of Sky News, Channel 4 News, Al Jazeera English, APTN and The Guardian. Easy on the eye.
Multi-skilled self-shooter. Fixer. Specialisms in current affairs and breaking news, foreign affairs, politics, Read moreenvironmental and sustainability issues, art and the architecture of the built environment.
http://disobedientfilms.com

Based in London, often in North America. Or elsewhere.
Languages: English, Tagalog, French
Languages
English French Tagalog
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+13
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Technology
+13

Jonathan Fletcher

London, United Kingdom
Jonathan Fletcher is a journalist based in London, United Kingdom. I work as part of a diverse 3 person team with over 15 years of experience in broadcast journalism, filming for NGO's, ENG and live studio broadcasting.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Documentaries News Gathering
+4
Skills
Business Finance Current Affairs
+10

Zoe Fayaud

London, United Kingdom
Zoe Fayaud is a journalist, camera operator, videographer and editor based in East London, United Kingdom.

Zoe has experience in shooting creative, commercial, corporate an educational content, as well as carrying out interviews and recording sound.
Languages
Spanish French
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries
+5
Skills
Arts & Books Film & Theatre Entertainment & Celebrity
+3

Umberto Aguiar

London, United Kingdom
"Umberto Aguiar is an excellent cameraman who consistently produces touching, well-told visual stories. I observed that he was a self-starter who required minimal supervision.  In my two years of working alongside him at our London office, i found him to be congenial and well-liked by his peers." 
Read moreLuis Ramirez, awards-winning  reporter, Voice of America, Washington DC. 


I am a all-rounder TV cameraman and editor based in London, UK. 

 I have shot and/or edited news, current affairs, documentaries and corporate videos.  I worked for CNN, CNBC Europe, Associated Press, USAGM, France 2 (French state TV), NRK (Norwegian state TV), TVs from France, Spain, Portugal, Finland, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia and Middle East countries. 

The very first camera I worked with was a 11 kg Betacam BVP 5 and the  last camera I worked with was an iPhone 13 Pro  (305 grams with body armour). In other words, I am a cameraman first, last and always. 
Give me any tool to work with  and I will make good images. 

My kit:
Blackmagic Ursa Broadcast G2  with Fujinon 4 K lens
JVC HM 850 with Fujinon HD lens. 
iPhone 13 Pro
Basic lighting kit
Wireless and wired microphones
iMac and MacBook Pro 16"  2020 with Final Cut X and DaVinci Resolve Studio

I can shoot 4 K to high standards with my Blackmagic Broadcast G2 camera.The  JVC camera/Mac/Final Cut X  interface makes for the fastest  news editing system in the market whilst providing  broadcast quality. 

I have access to a liveU  with 24 hours notice and have shot live broadcasts with liveU whilst working for Associated Press and TVs from Norway, Netherlands, USA. I’ve also shot about 400 live broadcasts via fibre whilst working for one of USAGM’s networks. 


Fluent in English and Portuguese
Working knowledge of French and Spanish

BA in radio and TV from UnB, a leading university in Brazil.


https://vimeo.com/umbertocameraman
Languages
English Spanish French
+1
Services
Video Rushes Interview
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Technology
+7

Saskia Odonoghue

London, United Kingdom
Saskia ODonoghue is a text and video journalist based in London and East Sussex, United Kingdom.

Her specialisms are human interest stories, culture, the arts, fashion and luxury and entertainment.
Languages
English French
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+14
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+18

Lorraine Mallinder

London, United Kingdom
Multimedia journalist (print/audio/video) -  BBC, Al Jazeera, The Irish Times, Global Post, Forbes, European Voice (now politico.eu) and many others. Westminster-based - over the past decade, I have covered subjects as diverse as Brexit, Scottish independence, Canadian native rights, narco-Read moretrafficking in West Africa, war in Cameroon and Iraq post-IS. I can deliver in English and French.
Portfolio: www.lorrainemallinder.com
NCTJ trained. NUJ accredited.
Languages
English Spanish French
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Arts & Books
+7

Stephanie Bosset

London, United Kingdom
A broadcast journalist and videographer with over eight years' experience in news media, my background is in photojournalism and I currently freelance as a VJ and producer in various newsrooms, including the Associated Press, CNN and Euronews.
Languages
French Italian
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+8
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Technology
+12

Hilal Seven

London, United Kingdom
As a dedicated, curious, and research-oriented journalist, I have a considerable background in investigating, interviewing, reporting, photographing, and writing articles, short stories, and broadcast scripts for both print and online publishing.

Throughout my journalism career, I have gained Read moreextensive experience in gathering newsworthy topics, developing story ideas, researching reliable sources, and ethically creating news stories to boost public awareness and engagement through social media platforms. My primary focus has always been on refugee and immigrant issues, with an in-depth understanding of immigrant perspectives. I have produced numerous news stories on these topics, participating in various platforms and projects. Additionally, I have had the opportunity to proofread, edit, and translate stories for international media outlets such as the BBC, Newsweek, and The Sunday Times.

With many years in the media industry, I am comfortable working in both collaborative and independent roles, offering progressive analytical thinking, problem-solving, and effective deadline management skills. My thorough and in-depth knowledge of current affairs globally fuels my passion for researching and analysing news, particularly in the fields of business and economics. I excel at investigating, analysing news, and leveraging editorial judgement to approach stories from the best angles.

Driven by my passion for journalism, I am committed to delivering compelling stories with high-quality completion, consistently applying my editorial judgement to ensure the most engaging and impactful narrative.
Languages
English Kurdish Turkish
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries
+9
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+18
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