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Pia Melichar

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsVideographer - Web & Digital Producer - Strategist & Planner


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About me

I completed my BSc in Human Sciences at UCL in 2012 and my MSc in Science Media Production at Imperial College London in 2013. My interest in pursuing a career in communication developed during my undergraduate studies and I’ve always been in interested in filmmaking and storytelling. The MSc seemed like a natural fit and I’ve been writing and making videos and podcasts ever since.


  • Marketing PR
  • Digital Content
  • Multi-platform Content
  • Editing
  • Video
  • Camera Operation
  • Post Production
  • Producing
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Web Production
  • Client Management
  • Creative Thinking
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop/premiere Pro/after

Work history


Work Placement

J. Walter Thompson

May 2015 - May 2015
  • During this one week work placement, I gained insight into the workings of an ad agency by shadowing people across various departments, such as creative, account planning and account management. This experience confirmed that I would like to work in an environment in which creative projects that are commercially minded, are central to the work.


Multimedia Assistant

Biomed Central

Dec 2013 - Dec 2015
  • I am responsible for maintaining the multimedia presence of this Science, Technology and Medicine (STM) publisher. Over the past two years, I have improved the overall quality and consistency of the multimedia content by overseeing the production of all content and developing new video and podcast formats. I have also worked with colleagues to increase the reach of the content over social media and the views on our YouTube channel have increased by 20% each year since I started. Tasks include the following: - Filming and editing informational videos as well as recording and editing podcasts for internal and external audiences. - Writing blogs to promote the videos or podcasts. - Creating animations and graphics in Adobe After Effects. - Planning, researching and co-ordinating the video and podcast production. - Filming and photographing at international conferences and events. - Maintaining the YouTube channel and analysing audience statistics.


Work Placement


Apr 2013 - Apr 2013
  • Assisted the producers and directors of this production company in the planning and organisation of upcoming documentary projects including the Channel 4 show Sex Box, by researching facts, background information and possible contributors.




Aug 2011 - Aug 2011
  • Assisted science editors in the production of radio programmes and further wrote science articles for the online science page (available in German on



Generali Insurance Company

Jul 2011 - Jul 2011
  • Inspected contracts for errors, worked at the reception to welcome customers and handle phone calls and further participated in administrative work.



DLA Piper Weiss-tessbach

May 2010 - May 2010
  • Assisted lawyers in their administrative work and research and helped with the translation of information from English to German and vice versa.




May 2009 - May 2009
  • Helped to raise money for Amnesty International by talking to people on the street and explaining the cause.



MSc Science Media Production

Imperial College London

Sep 2012 - Aug 2013
  • Intensive masters in filmmaking and radio production underpinned by the study of film theory, storytelling and the philosophy and sociology of science.


BSc Human Sciences

University College London

Aug 2009 - Jul 2012
  • This interdisciplinary degree allowed me to study the human being in its biological, social, cultural and historical context. Subjects included: genetics, immunology, population studies, science communication and the history of science.