A Warm Yorkshire Welcome…

If you’re looking for high-quality digital video, film and marketing productions that are spot-on for your organisation, business or venture, you’ve come to the right place!

Kirklees Local TV (KLTV) is based in the prestigious Media Centre Building at 7, Northumberland Street, Huddersfield HD1 1RL in the historic heart of Huddersfield Town Centre, West Yorkshire.

Our doors are always open, with our staff ready to share our expertise and our cameras are ready to roll.

Established in 2011, KLTV is a popular and well respected social enterprise media production and news resource. We’re keen to share how we can work with you to produce the best possible outcomes for your organisation.

All of the quality content that is created at KLTV is produced in-house. We welcome businesses and individuals to our studio, but we also travel wherever our clientele need us.

We collaborate and support you every step of the way to ensure your creative visual messages through video production positions your organisation exactly where you need to be – right in front of your target audience.

KLTV guarantees high-quality digital impact, longevity and prosperity for all our clients.

No matter your budget, timescale, or stage you’re at with your media campaign, give us a call. We can work with you from concept creation through pre and post-production to making your vision become a reality.

Meet the Team

 

Milton Brown – Chief Executive Officer

Briefly describe your role at KLTV:

My role is to ensure the aims and objectives and strategies are carried out to the very best of the organisation’s ability and capacity. I am the CEO and founder of Kirklees Local TV, which documents news, promotes civic activism, research and encourages discussion on historical events, current social concerns and matters of culture that affect Huddersfield and West Yorkshire. I am also undertaking a PhD at The University of Huddersfield on the experience of African Caribbean people navigating race and constructing identity in post-war Britain. I’m an alumnus of the United Nations for People of African descent.

What do you enjoy the most about working with KLTV?

I love the digital industry, creating stories from an idea to webcast and video production. I also love the people, the rich mix of diverse members in the organisation and also who we work with across the region is one of the best things I enjoy leading and working in KLTV

Who is your role model and why?


My mother and father. To me they were trailblazers. They weren’t frightened to challenge themselves or stand up and challenge racial and social injustice. They proactively made a positive difference in their community.

What are your hobbies?

I love to read and continually enrich my knowledge and understanding of past and present. I enjoy to play chess; the game provides me with critical thinking skills in a fun way. I cycle and walk, listen to music and socialize with close family and friends.

What music/musicians do you enjoy?

Jazz-funk, soul, hip hop, rap, country rock, blues and soul

A quote that resonates with you:

“Only the oppressed can liberate themselves and in doing so will liberate their oppressors.” – Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Christopher Morgan – Chief Editor

Briefly describe your role at KLTV:

I’m the Chief Editor and Manager of Social Media. It’s my job to ensure that our content looks and sounds great, is free of errors, and reaches and engages with our local communities.

What do you enjoy the most about working with KLTV?

I enjoy the friendly and collaborative work environment. Everyone is given the chance to learn and grow while working and truly be part of a team. As someone who was born and raised in Huddersfield, it is also a pleasure to work within the local community and explore all the different areas of the region.

Who is your role model and why?

As a single parent of two boys, my mother is and continues to be my greatest source of inspiration. She taught me to show respect, have passion and project responsibility, all while being kind and thoughtful of others.

What are your hobbies?

Like most, I enjoy reading books (fiction and nonfiction) and watching films and television (mostly sci-fi and fantasy). I also enjoy video editing and practising photography in my spare time, along with walking and hiking.

What music/musicians do you enjoy?

I like most kinds of music and try to stay somewhat genre-agnostic. I grew up on classic rock artists such as Led Zeppelin and Aerosmith, and these days I’m listening to artists such as Phoebe Bridges, Halsey, and The Beaches.

A quote that resonates with you:

“I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul.” – Invictus by William Ernest Henley

Leah Conway – Digital Production Quality Manager & Video Editor

Briefly describe your role at KLTV:

I am a video editor, journalist and the Director of Quality Assurance at KLTV

What do you enjoy the most about working with KLTV?

I enjoy the creative and friendly working environment. Whatever work you are doing you are always supported and encouraged in your endeavours.

Who is your role model and why?

I would say my parents are my role models because they always uphold values of hard work, perseverance and respect

What are your hobbies?

I enjoy watching film and tv, reading and listening to music and podcasts

What music/musicians do you enjoy?

I like a range of music but at the moment artists such as Rationale, Khalid and Raleigh Ritchie are my favourites

A quote that resonates with you:

“You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – A.A. Milne

Niki Matthews – Chair of the Board of Directors, Finance and Administration

Briefly describe your role at KLTV:

My role with KLTV is varied and includes training, coaching, project evaluation, consultancy, finance and administration. Additionally, I am the current chair of KLTV’s Board of Directors.

What do you enjoy the most about working with KLTV?

Up until 2013 I had never worked in such a creative environment, and from day one, I have thoroughly enjoyed learning about digital media and the whole process of taking an idea or a story and bringing it to life through film. I continue to be involved in many amazing projects, have met some fascinating people and have learned so much about the communities that make up the area I live in.

Who is your role model, and why?

My parents, both of who are incredible, inspire me every day and have shown me that you can achieve anything with determination and hard work.

What are your hobbies?

Listening to music, relaxing with friends.

What music/musicians do you enjoy?

I love blues, soul, and rock, having said that as long as I can hear music playing I’m happy.

A quote that resonates with you:

“Don’t put off till tomorrow what you can do today and never let opportunities pass you by.” – Benjamin Franklin

Paul Ward – Board Member

Briefly describe your role at KLTV:

I’m a board member and work with Milton Brown, the CEO, to provide historical advice on aspects of KLTV’s work. I was a professor of modern British and public history at the universities of Huddersfield and Edge Hill, so that’s where my expertise lies.

What do you enjoy the most about working with KLTV?

KLTV provides opportunities for so many people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to share their stories and to develop their skills

Who is your role model and why?

I don’t really have any prominent role models because I think that ordinary people do incredible things all the time and I hope I can draw inspiration from them. That’s not to say I do admire all sorts of prominent people from the past and present, but I find it hard to identify a single individual.

What are your hobbies?

I love to study and enjoy the tremendous variety of human history and I also love the countryside and nature.

What music/musicians do you enjoy?

All sorts but above all others, it’s the Clash, because they signify a change for the better in late 20th century British society.

A quote that resonates with you:

“The history of all hitherto existing societies is the history of class struggles.” – Karl Marx and Frederick Engels, 1848.

Quxube Sero  – Presenter – KLTV’s African Descendant Forum

Briefly describe your role at KLTV:

I am a presenter. My main aims and objective here at the African Descendant Forum are to bring to light different inspiring and motivational stories from my fellow successful businesswomen and men who have climbed ladders despite the challenges they face day to day.

Furthermore, I want to create awareness about what is happening in Africa, while also educating and informing people in diasporas about our rich African culture and customs. I run Kiswahili and English programmers covering Businesses and Culture. It is my role to introduce and interview the guest both in Kiswahili and English.

What do you enjoy the most about working with KLTV?

I enjoy the fact that the teams are super friendly and there are opportunities for personal growth.

Who is your role model and why?

My mother is my role model. She is a selfless, caring, and loving person who devout her life to helping people in need. She taught me many amazing values that enabled me to be the person I am today.

What are your hobbies?

I like reading books, creating videos, and socializing with my friends and families. I also knit during my free time.

What music/musicians do you enjoy?

I love listening to East African music mostly. Hachaalu Hundessa and Ebbisa Adunya are my favourite musicians

A quote that resonates with you:

“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” – Oprah Winfrey

Lucy Charles – Educational Advisor

Briefly describe your role at KLTV:

Educational advisory role.

What do you enjoy the most about working with KLTV?

I most enjoy the collaborative atmosphere and the cyclical nature of what we do with the community.

Who is your role model and why?

Rather than just one role model, I have found that I have gathered elements of lots of people’s lives that influence me. My grandad is my moral compass for his love of learning, his sense of justice and resistance.

What are your hobbies?

I love to read, write and draw and I’m a sucker for a documentary!

What music/musicians do you enjoy?

Lauryn Hill, Teyana Taylor, Burna Boy and Tems are some of my favourites.

A quote that resonates with you:

“I would unite with anybody to do right, and with nobody to do wrong.” – Frederick Douglass



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