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Josie Burke

Producer

Josie has worked as a Producer, Senior Script Editor, Scriptwriter and Storyliner on a number of high profile dramas. She also has significant development experience across a range of projects. In addition to producing on Holby City, Josie was an award-winning BBC Creative Services producer.

Credits

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Production (role):
STRIKE: INK BLACK HEART (Script Editor)
Company:
Bronte / BBC / AMC
Project details:
4 Episodes

Written by Tom Edge

Directed by Sue Tully
Production (role):
NORTH SEA CONNECTION
(Development Executive)
Company:
Mopar Studios
Project details:
Developed and saw into production the Irish-Scandi noir thriller NORTH SEA CONNECTION which premiered on BBC Four in February 2023. Also worked with a range of writers developing a variety of international projects.

April 2021- January 2023
Production (role):
I AM NOT YOUR BABY MOTHER
(Story Producer)
Company:
Lookout Point
Project details:
Story Producer on a half-hour comedy drama inspired by the Sunday Times bestselling book. Created a positive space in an initial writers room and developed all elements of a new show to create a compelling pitch document for the broadcaster commissioner.

February - March 2021 with continued feedback during 2022.
Production (role):
STORY CONSULTANT
Company:
Ink Factory
Project details:
A unique project exploring the lesser-known IP of a well-known author. Advised on the narrative possibilities of the material and assessed the returnable series potential.

January 2021
Production (role):
BBC WRITERS ROOM SCHEME
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Worked with a range of diverse writers across a number of BBC initiatives, guiding writers through the development of hour-long pilot episodes.

2020
Production (role):
SILENT WITNESS
(Senior Script Editor)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Managed the script department, establishing productive working relationships with principal cast, writers, executives, directors, effectively communicating the editorial intentions and practical requirements of the scripts to production.

Series 22 & 23, 2017-2020
Production (role):
EASTENDERS
(Script Editor)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
12 Episodes
Production (role):
HOLBY CITY
(Producer)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Creative and effective manager of production and editorial teams. Enjoyed productive working relationships with a wide range of departments. Comprehensive understanding of the script development and production process.
Production (role):
HOLBY CITY
(Script Editor)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
23 Episodes
Production (role):
HOLLYOAKS
(Writer)
Company:
Lime Pictures
Project details:
12 Episodes
Production (role):
EMMERDALE
(Story Associate/Writer)
Company:
Yorkshire Television
Project details:
4 Episodes
Production (role):
CORONATION STREET
(Story Associate)
Company:
Granada Studios
Project details:
Key Story team member, writing storylines for hundreds of episodes over a two year period.
Production (role):
BBC CREATIVE SERVICES PRODUCER
Company:
BBC
Project details:
As a BBC Creative Services Producer, Josie was responsible for a range of production crews, creative and editorial teams. She managed the production process from concept through to transmission, delivering short form films, channel idents and high-profile corporate campaigns on brief, on time and within budget. She won a number of national and international PROMAX awards for her work.

Credits

  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): STRIKE: INK BLACK HEART (Script Editor)
    Company: Bronte / BBC / AMC
    Project details: 4 Episodes

    Written by Tom Edge

    Directed by Sue Tully
  • Production (role): NORTH SEA CONNECTION
    (Development Executive)
    Company: Mopar Studios
    Project details: Developed and saw into production the Irish-Scandi noir thriller NORTH SEA CONNECTION which premiered on BBC Four in February 2023. Also worked with a range of writers developing a variety of international projects.

    April 2021- January 2023
  • Production (role): I AM NOT YOUR BABY MOTHER
    (Story Producer)
    Company: Lookout Point
    Project details: Story Producer on a half-hour comedy drama inspired by the Sunday Times bestselling book. Created a positive space in an initial writers room and developed all elements of a new show to create a compelling pitch document for the broadcaster commissioner.

    February - March 2021 with continued feedback during 2022.
  • Production (role): STORY CONSULTANT
    Company: Ink Factory
    Project details: A unique project exploring the lesser-known IP of a well-known author. Advised on the narrative possibilities of the material and assessed the returnable series potential.

    January 2021
  • Production (role): BBC WRITERS ROOM SCHEME
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Worked with a range of diverse writers across a number of BBC initiatives, guiding writers through the development of hour-long pilot episodes.

    2020
  • Production (role): SILENT WITNESS
    (Senior Script Editor)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Managed the script department, establishing productive working relationships with principal cast, writers, executives, directors, effectively communicating the editorial intentions and practical requirements of the scripts to production.

    Series 22 & 23, 2017-2020
  • Production (role): EASTENDERS
    (Script Editor)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: 12 Episodes
  • Production (role): HOLBY CITY
    (Producer)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Creative and effective manager of production and editorial teams. Enjoyed productive working relationships with a wide range of departments. Comprehensive understanding of the script development and production process.
  • Production (role): HOLBY CITY
    (Script Editor)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: 23 Episodes
  • Production (role): HOLLYOAKS
    (Writer)
    Company: Lime Pictures
    Project details: 12 Episodes
  • Production (role): EMMERDALE
    (Story Associate/Writer)
    Company: Yorkshire Television
    Project details: 4 Episodes
  • Production (role): CORONATION STREET
    (Story Associate)
    Company: Granada Studios
    Project details: Key Story team member, writing storylines for hundreds of episodes over a two year period.
  • Production (role): BBC CREATIVE SERVICES PRODUCER
    Company: BBC
    Project details: As a BBC Creative Services Producer, Josie was responsible for a range of production crews, creative and editorial teams. She managed the production process from concept through to transmission, delivering short form films, channel idents and high-profile corporate campaigns on brief, on time and within budget. She won a number of national and international PROMAX awards for her work.
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