Kaija Larke brings a strong passion for storytelling and an instinct for what works to every project, with more than 20 years experience in the broadcasting industry. Starting her career as a journalist in local newspapers and radio, she went on to produce programmes on network shows for BBC Radio Five Live, the World Service, ITN and Setanta Sports before landing her dream role as a TV Reporter at BFBS (British Forces Broadcasting Service).
Travelling the world reporting on British and NATO Armed Forces for more than a decade, she deployed to Afghanistan, Iraq, Africa, America and Europe to cover major events and military exercises. During that time she filmed from helicopters and tanks; American warships and on Russian submarines; reported on Presidents and Prime Ministers and met Royalty.
Continuing her work with the military she has provided media coaching and training to personnel before deployments and followed them from their first stages of training in the UK through to the foot patrols in Afghanistan and security operations in the Gulf. She continues to work with NATO to develop authentic Media Environments to provide Simulation and Training to Exercises across Europe.
Kaija continues to support the Armed Forces Community, and many of the Associates that work with This Media Larke are veterans, reservists or soldiers transitioning from military life.
The work ethic and standards of the military are ingrained in all she delivers now, giving you the peace of mind your business is in safe hands.
This Media Larke provide preferential rates to veteran-owned businesses and charities that support the Armed Forces community.
Kaija Larke Showreel
Here are some highlights from Kaija Larke’s reporting career from her time working with the Armed Forces Community.