Tarek Chaudhury

Writer, Researcher, Broadcaster

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

Whether in broadcast or research, I've always loved the art of the interview, fascinated by human behaviour, emotion, identity and what drives it all.

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Skills

  • Article Writing
  • Analytical Writing
  • Artist Interviews
  • Radio Broadcasting
  • Podcasting
  • Editing Sound
  • Radio Editing
  • Qualitative Research
  • Insight Analysis
  • Music Journalism

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Flamingo Group

    Flamingo Group

    • Education & Research
  • Reprezent Radio

    Reprezent Radio

    • Radio
  • W

    Wordplay magazine

    • B

      BBC Radio Berkshire

      Work history

      Currently

      Strategist

      Discover.ai

      Mar 2020
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • • Combining the power of machine learning and AI with my strategic expertise to unearth valuable insight for brands. • Taking qualitative deep-dives into human stories and rich cultural spaces to uncover new thinking and ideas at speed.

      2020

      Strategist

      Flamingo Group

      May 2019 - Mar 2020
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • • Driving new business, writing all from proposals to end delivery debriefs. • Moderating research groups, depth interviews and ethnographies in the UK and internationally. • Analysing cross-market research in a broad range of categories including media, tech, health, drinks, fashion, beauty, sport and finance. • Presenting research insight and delivering strategic recommendations to clients.

      2019

      Senior Analyst

      Flamingo Group

      Feb 2018 - May 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • • Young Researcher of the Year Finalist at MRS Awards 2018. • Selected as an Omnicom Emerging Star for 2018. • Winning award for Excellence in Research Presentation at Mediatel Media Research Awards 2018.

      2018

      Nov 2016 - Feb 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • • Moderating research groups, depth interviews and ethnographies in the UK and internationally. • Analysing cross-market research in a broad range of categories including media, health, drinks, fashion, sport and finance. • Writing proposals and end delivery debriefs. • Presenting research insight and recommendations to clients. • Managing a series of company-wide, internal events. • Writing externally for Flamingo about consumer insight and wider culture. • Having my insights and thought pieces published in both industry and mainstream publications.

      2016

      Casting Consultant

      Flamingo Group

      Sep 2016 - Nov 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • • Connecting global brands and organisations with industry experts, influencers and niche participants across a range of research projects, initiatives and events. • Overseeing fieldwork for the research team to ensure smooth management of projects. • Excellent project management skills with meticulous attention to detail.

      2016

      Research Intern

      Flamingo Group

      Apr 2016 - May 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship

      2015

      Presenter & Producer

      Wordplay magazine

      Sep 2014 - May 2015
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Part Time
      • • Presented and produced one of the UK Hip Hop scene’s most popular shows to thousands of listeners monthly. • Developed relationships with artists, music promoters and record labels. • Organised regular guest contributions from respected artists. • Created cross-platform publication strategy for Wordplay Magazine between audio, video and print.

      2012

      Broadcast Assistant

      BBC Radio Berkshire

      Aug 2011 - Jan 2012
      • Reading, United Kingdom
      • Part Time
      • • Edited highly current radio features with very short turnaround times. • Researched news. • Organised phone calls and text messages for broadcast. • Organised and attained interviews with respected profiles in sport and entertainment.

      2015

      Online Content Manager

      Reprezent Radio

      May 2011 - Jun 2015
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • • Developed social media strategy and implemented policies to increase audience. • Managed public facing platforms including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Soundcloud and Instagram. • Lead in Reprezent FM’s branding strategy implementation. • Lead successful online marketing of Reprezent FM’s mobile app launch with targeted strategy. • Skilled in using Photoshop, Audition, web tools, Final Cut Pro, and in-house CMS.

      2013

      Radio Presenter

      Reprezent Radio

      May 2011 - Nov 2013
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Part Time
      • • Presented one of the station's most popular shows every week. • Managed a team of producers and camera assistants. • Organised guest interviews, new music as well as political, social and music news. • Built brand following and relationship with listeners. • Developed innovative radio features. • Represented views of audience and artists on BBC, ITV and Channel 4 news as well as to leading politicians.

      Education

      2010

      AQA Accreditation - Interview Techniques for Radio

      Eclectic Productions

      Jan 2010 - Dec 2010
      • London, United Kingdom

      2010

      AQA Accreditation - Radio Production: Microphone Presentation

      Eclectic Productions

      Jan 2010 - Dec 2010
      • London, United Kingdom

      2008

      Sep 2003 - Jun 2008
      • London, United Kingdom
      • 2 AS Levels, 8 GCSEs

      Awards

      2018

      Emerging Star

      Omnicom

      • Selected as an Omnicom Emerging Star and entered on to a programme which brings together ‘the brightest and best talent from across the Omnicom agencies’ and gives participants the opportunity to learn from other disciplines within the industry.

      2018

      Young Researcher of the Year (Finalist)

      Market Research Society

      • Shortlisted for the Young Researcher of the Year award.

      2017

      Excellence in Research Presentation

      Mediatel Media Research Awards

      • 'Getting closer to the Great British public' Viewpoints that place imagined groups at opposite ends of the political and societal spectrum have been central to how people, and therefore audiences and consumers, are grouped. Alongside colleagues at Flamingo, we were commissioned by Newsworks to conduct detailed research into what divides us and what unites us as members of society.