Damon is a TV creator, producer and writer with a wealth of experience and credits to his name.
Current projects include, Young Offenders, an original comedy-drama for Kate Kelly, a TV version of Everyone Quite Likes Justin with Justin Moorhouse for BBC Comedy and Puppy Love, a new comedy from Joanna Scanlan and Vicki Pepperdine.
Previous credits include BBC4’s critically acclaimed series Getting On, which he worked on as a story and comedy consultant, Birds of a Feather and Coronation Street. His many highlights on Corrie include the funeral of the legendary Blanche Hunt, the wedding of Carla Connor to serial killer Tony Gordon, and the double episode tracking the immediate, heart-breaking aftermath of the 50th anniversary’s tram crash. He also originated a series of online standalone shorts for Corrie, Gary’s Army Diaries, the first of their kind for the show. These were so successful, that Rochefort was commissioned to adapt them for an ITV 2 one-off of the same name.
Outside of writing Damon volunteers for the Kenyan charity S.A.F.E. (Sponsored Arts for Education) which promotes social health issues like HIV, female circumcision and heroin use through drama. In 2012 he produced and presented Corrie Goes To Kenya, a two-part doc for ITV1.
Previously Damon worked as a music journalist before becoming a recording artist. His international No.1 smash ‘I Wanna Give You Devotion’ by Nomad and its follow-ups sold 3 million copies around the world, and he has also has produced and written for artists including Kim Wilde, LaToya Jackson, Dina Carroll, Kenny Thomas and Bad Boys Inc.