Science Communicator and Presenter, Nature Live team
Natural History Museum, London
• Produce and present a daily programme of events for adult, school and family audiences.
• Develop and facilitate evening discussion events to large audiences on a variety of subjects with external expert
• Work closely with scientists to coach and develop their skills in public engagement.
• Excellent organisation skills and ability to project manage multiple tasks under pressure.
• Experienced in experimenting with different engagement formats and able to think creatively under pressure.
• Confident in recorded and live ‘to camera’ pieces coupled with strong interviewing skills.
• Regularly presents for live video feeds, live webcasts and live video-conferenced events.
• Confident in ‘on air’ presentation skills, with microphone use and in-ear piece.
• Responsible for social media including twitter, Facebook and blogs to engage online audiences.
Other experience includes:
• Researcher and writer with the Breakfast News Team at 95bFM Radio, New Zealand
• Researcher, BBC Natural History Radio Unit, Bristol
• DJ, Wycombe Hospital Radio Station, High Wycombe, Bucks
• Writer, Focus Magazine, Tower House, Bristol
• Writer, ‘Felix’, Imperial College Student Newspaper, London
• Researcher and writer, BBC Wildlife Magazine, Bristol
• Researcher, Development Department, Natural History New Zealand (NHNZ), New Zealand
• Researcher, ‘Britain’s Cleverest Animal’, BBC Natural History Television Unit, Bristol
• Department of Conservation, New Zealand
Assisted Rangers on DOC managed islands with general maintenance and bird monitoring.
• Biosphere Expeditions, Bieszczady Mountains, Poland
Work included large mammal tracking and observation techniques and the use of radio transmitter equipment.
• Fieldwork expeditions to Indonesia and Greece to study terrestrial and aquatic habitats as part of my degree.
• Science Educator, Natural History Museum, London
• Explainer, Science Museum, London
• Explainer, ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo