Jody has over fifteen years experience of picking up a camera and editing video in a news and documentary environment under tight deadlines for live broadcasters. 

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She also has live camera experience using WMT and LiveU mobile kits, working with reporters on the ground for both BBC regional and network news.

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Jody has a Sony XDcam kit and has a mojo iPhone 13 set up with gimbal. This shoot was for BBC Africa on the mojo kit – Ghanian pop sensations Kidi and Kuami Eugene rehearse in Hackney ahead of their O2 gig in London Feb, 2022.
Jody has been trained in hostile environment and public disorder, and under taken foreign assignments in many tricky to operate locations internationally.

Shoot-edit for BBC South East Access All Areas series.

Shoot-edit for BBC News.


Shoot-edit for the BBC’s James Reynolds inside a PKK camp in the Kandil mountains in Northern Iraq.

Shoot-edit for the BBC’s James Reynolds – ‘Aleppo in exile’: Syrian refugees starting a new life in Turkey.

Shoot-edit for the BBC’s James Reynolds – inside new tunnel to link Europe and Asia shores.


Shoot-edit for the BBC’s Sarah Rainsford – Brazil clashes break out during confederation cup, pre-world cup.


Shoot-edit for the BBC’s David Stern – Ukraine crisis: Odessa tension ‘escalating’.


Shoot-edit for the BBC’s Kasia Madera – Polish urged to vote in EU elections.


Shoot-edit for the BBC’s Wyre Davies – The day after the Reyhanli bombings, families bury the dead.

A short documentary about Turkey’s transgender community.

Short documentary about Istanbul’s Roma community who were evicted from their homes in a move by the conservative government to redevelop the neighbourhood which some claim was for profit.

A music video shot/edited and produced by Jody Sabral for artist Stephen Slade while in Miami, March 2017.
A short film about the subjects of an artist (Nigel Stefani) and the process it takes to create – what is it like, ‘to be drawn’? Featuring actors Ben Wishaw and Sinead Matthews. Shot by Jody Sabral

Music video shot and edited for Erica Glyn, New York.

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