Researchers help form the backbone of any production. Along with producers, they are the ones finding case studies, booking contributors, scouting locations and most importantly, researching facts.
Ayo has been a BBC researcher for two years. Before his current role as shooting researcher on Building Cars Live for BBC Two, Ayo worked as a researcher for Red Bee Media and as a runner on The One Show. In this video he talks about the skills needed to be a good researcher and how to progress to the role from being a runner.