Reannon Licorish

Researcher / Filmmaker and DSLR and SLR photographer

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

I am an experienced and confident Researcher/Junior Researcher with a passion for factual and Observational programming that delights and challenges perceptions. I'm experienced in journalism, researching, casting, working with sensitive contributors, extensive phone bashing, basic editing, and assisting on shoots. I work well under pressure, am able to adapt myself different environments and adhere to tight deadlines, I'm looking forward to gaining more factual and Obs-doc experience.

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Skills

  • Film
  • TV
  • Research
  • Office
  • Word
  • Audio and Video Editing
  • Reporting
  • Photograghy
  • Team Collaboration
  • News Photojournalism
  • Filming Video Editting
  • Presenting Pitching Ideas
  • Magazine Journalism
  • Journalism Writing
  • Premier Pro Final Cut Pro

Companies I’ve worked with

  • BBC

    BBC

    • Television
  • Channel 4

    Channel 4

    • Television
  • CNN

    CNN

    • Publishing
  • Reprezent Radio

    Reprezent Radio

    • Radio

Work history

2019

Feb 2019 - Feb 2019
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Freelance
  • I worked on and performed at the Sonic Act's Festival for Jamila Johnson-Small and Phoebe Collings-James piece Sounds 4 Survival a multidisciplinary dance, poetry and sound project exploring and redefining the black female gaze and giving agency and transparency to black female and womxn bodies.

2018

Casting Researcher

Chalkboard TV

Jul 2018 - Dec 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Murder Mystery and My Family is a BBC One Historical documentary series that explores historic criminal cases which are re-examined by criminal barristers Jeremy Dein and Sasha Wass, and retired judge David Radford. Each episode follows the family members of a person convicted of a serious crime such as murder as they explore the case that was made against their relative. I worked on series two of Murder Mystery and My Family as a Casting Researcher, I cast, researched and pitched a multitude of stories for BBC One Historical Documentary series, alongside sourcing props, experts and locations for each individual case and assisting the Production Manager and Co-ordinator with releases, location relationships and general logging.

2017

Casting Researcher

Doc Society

Apr 2018 - Dec 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Mothers of Invention is a 6 part radio documentary presented by former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson and the presenter, Maeve Higgins on women creating change in a response to climate change through action and activism. It's a podcast with very feminist solutions to a man-made problem. I worked on Mothers of Invention as a researcher, casting and researching international contributors, setting up research chats, transcribing audio, creating audio packaged casting tapes, creating a audio package for one of our episodes, source and fact checking, creating statists, facts and figures and maintaining relationships with potential contributors and those used for the series.

2017

Researcher - TV

Nimble Dragon

Oct 2017 - Nov 2017
  • Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I worked on Channel 4 day-time documentary series My Money Makeover.

2017

Junior Researcher

The Garden Productions

Sep 2017 - Sep 2017
  • Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I worked as a Junior Casting Researcher on Channel 4 prime-time documentary Artist In Residence.

2017

Runner

Channel 4

Jun 2017 - Jun 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I worked as a runner on 4 Creatives Women's Euro's Promo.

2017

Researcher - TV

One Tribe

Apr 2017 - May 2017
  • Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I worked a Researcher on BBC ONE obs-doc A Matter Of Life And Debt.

2017

Casting Assistant

Knickerbocker Glory

Mar 2017 - Mar 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • I did two weeks of work experience with Knickerbocker Glory for Channel 4 Primetime show Stage School.

2017

Casting Assistant

Studio Lambert

Jan 2017 - Feb 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • I did a month of work experience with production company Studio Lambert as a casting assistant on Channel 4 day-time series Four In A Bed.

2016

Creative Contributor

BBC

Jan 2016 - Mar 2016
  • BBC Broadcasting House, Portland Pl, Marylebone, London W1A 1AA, UK
  • Internship
  • Create content for live briefs - this involved putting together short films, articles and short-form documentaries and a valid synopsis for each with a group of 50 like-minded creatives.

2015

Editor & Edit Assistant

CNN

Nov 2015 - Nov 2015
  • Turner House, Soho, London W1F, UK
  • Internship
  • I attended the CNN Newscast of 2015, myself and peers had seven hours to create a newscast for national television. I was given the role of editor alongside Rita Kóti.

2014

Trainee Radio Journalist

Reprezent Radio

Jun 2014 - Jun 2014
  • Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Rd, Brixton, London SW9 8PQ, UK
  • Internship
  • Produced and edited a radio package on the history of British Film, interviewed filmmakers Tea & Cheese.

2014

Trainee News Reporter

Wandsworth Guardian

Feb 2014 - Feb 2014
  • Sutton, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Produced feature articles, nibs and telephone interviews surrounding local and current affairs in and around Wandsworth.

2013

Producer, Editor and Camera Woman

Iconic Steps

Jul 2013 - Sep 2013
  • Belvedere Rd, South Bank, London SE1 8XT, UK
  • Full Time
  • I attended a month long hands on film documentary course with the BFI and Iconic steps were I participated in the making of BFI and Limelight nominated short form documentary Comicommunity’ (https://vimeo.com/77167125) alongside my peers Ahmed Ishaque and Tani Sokoya. I continue to work on active projects with the company and regularly help when needed.

2018

Archive Researcher

Raw TV

Dec 1900 - Dec 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • A feature documentary for Showtime investigating the life and mysterious death of world heavyweight boxing champion Sonny Liston. I worked on the documentary as an archive researcher, putting together a database of quotes, source and fact checking alongside general research and proof reading.

Education

2015

News Presenting

Bauer Media

Oct 2015 - Oct 2015
  • Golden Square, Lal Bagh Main Rd, Sudhama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560027, India
  • Attended a two-weekend refresher short courses with Magic FM. Produced, edited and presented local and national news for a radio package and presenter links. Package and links available on request.

2015

NCTJ in Multimedia Journalism

Lambeth College

Sep 2014 - Jul 2015
  • 45 Clapham Common South Side, London SW4 9BL, UK
  • Media law, court reporting, news reporting, sub-editing, radio journalism, film documentary, shorthand and public affairs.

2014

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science

Carshalton College

Sep 2012 - Jul 2014
  • Carshalton, United Kingdom
  • 2D and 3D data motion, anatomy for sport and exercise, sport and exercise physiology, sport and exercise psychology, research methods, Reasech project, sports biomechanics, fitness testing, fitness instructing, sports massage, sports nutrition.