Jackson Jessop − Head of Technical Resources
Jackson has been Head of Technical Resources at London College of Communication since 2011, following a 15-year career in the television industry. He is committed to delivering world-class technical resources to the students and is always looking to improve the impressive facilities at the college.
Jackson started in the media industry as a teenager running on commercials and music videos. He soon realised a passion for moving image and focused on developing a career within the camera department. After training and working at Sky TV as a camera assistant, Jackson moved to Blue Planet TV, a camera crewing company in north London, where he ran the equipment department and developed his skills as a cameraman.
At Blue Planet TV, Jackson managed the equipment facilities and worked as First and Second Camera on a variety of broadcast productions. He specialised in hidden camera production and gained a reputation across the television industry for his ingenuity. At Blue Planet he worked on a huge range of TV productions including Comic Relief, Dead Ringers, To Catch a Thief, Bo Selecta and The Mighty Boosh. Jackson worked alongside many established television personalities such as Ruby Wax, Ricky Gervais, Jamie Oliver, Jim Carrey and Leigh Francis.
After working in the film and television industry for 15 years Jackson started working at London College of Communication as a film and video technician. In 2011, he became Head of Technical Resources and the challenge of bringing professional standard technical resources to the students at LCC began.
The College technical areas are thriving. We are always pushing boundaries, always testing the limits and the Technical Team are here to help.